Kay Knutson, Age: 67
Sept. 7, 1951 -- Nov 2, 2018

Kay Knutson, 67, passed away peacefully on November 2, 2018. She lived boldly, had an incredible ability to empathize with others, and hosted fabulous parties. Kay was an alum of Our Lady of Peace High School in St. Paul, Minnesota and College of Saint Teresa in Winona, Minnesota. She loved helping and educating others and worked tirelessly in the insurance industry for nearly 40 years. Most of all, she loved Jesus and lived a life marked by constant gratitude. She is survived by her children: Megan (Kelvin) Wade and Andrew (Abigail) Knutson; grandchildren: Jack, Ethan, Samuel, and Joshua Knutson; siblings: Elizabeth (Charles) Hickok, Joanne (Robert) Wehling, David (Karen) Schlaefer, Monie Konecny and Richard Schlaefer; including many loved nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents: Wilfred and Rita Schlaefer, and siblings: Gary Schlaefer and Gail Schulz.

A memorial gathering will begin at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, November 10 at Abundant Life Church, 12400 Antioch Road, Overland Park, KS 66213; followed by a celebration of her life at 2:00 p.m. with a reception to follow.



Condolences

Missie and Dan Hickey Nov 08 ,2018

Friends ,St Paul ,Minnesota

To all the Schlaefer family, Our deepest condolence's in your time of grief. So many fond memories of your wonderful family for so many years. May Kay rest in peace

Susan Stadler Berry Nov 08 ,2018

High school friend ,Mounds View ,Minnesota

To Kay’s family, I am so very sorry for your loss. Words cannot express the sadness of such a great loss. ❤️ Some day, the good memories will take over the sadness and her smile will fill your hearts with the warmth that you treasured every moment with her on this earth. Love does endure. 🌟

Terri Pate Nov 10 ,2018

friend since grade shool in St. Paul, MN ,Sun Lakes ,Arizona

Kay was a fun enthusiastic person, who enjoyed life. Her great spirit will be with all who knew her. My thoughts and prayers are with her family at this difficult time. Terri Pate

Greg and Peg Palen Nov 11 ,2018

Friend ,St. Paul ,Minnesota

To the Knutson and Schlaefer family We send our love, support and condolences. I have years of fond memories growing up two doors away from the Schlaefer family. You’re in our thoughts and prayers. The Palen’s

Event:
Visitation
Location:
Abundant Life Church
Address:
12400 Antioch Rd
City:
Overland Park
State:
KS
Zip Code:
66213
Date:
Nov 10 ,2018
Time:
1:00 PM
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Event:
Celebration of Life
Location:
Abundant Life Church
Address:
12400 Antioch Rd
City:
Overland Park
State:
KS
Zip Code:
66213
Date:
Nov 10 ,2018
Time:
2:00 PM
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