Dec 10,1934---Jul 06,2021

Mary Kathryn Houpt, 86, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2021.  Graveside Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, July 10, at St. John Cemetery, Lenexa, KS.  In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to St. Jude's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Children's Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64108.

Kathryn was born December 10, 1934, in Lutie, MO to Jasper and Dottie (Frost) Hicks.  She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings: T.C., A.W., Troy, Elaine, Shirlene, Beulah and Faye.  Kathryn is survived by her husband of 65 years, Donzil Houpt, children:  Eric Houpt, Olathe, KS, Dawn (Michael) Jesberg, Spring Hill, KS, Darin (Amy) Houpt, Vader, WA, grandchildren Jeremy (Melissa) Jesberg, Paola, KS, Ethan Jesberg, Spring HIll, KS, Shannon (Andy) Gilmore, Kansas City, MO, Sam (Abby) Jesberg, Overland Park, KS, Laura Houpt, Vader, WA and extended family.


Andy Groesbeck Jul 07 ,2021

nephew ,SPRINGFIELD ,Missouri

Aunt Kathryn was a great person, always had a smile to go along with her sense of humor. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Cheryl Phillips Jul 07 ,2021

NIECE ,Springfield ,Missouri

To all of the family: Aunt Kathryn will be missed. I always liked her wittiness and smile. It lit up a room. She will be very much missed. Hold precious all those sweet memories that you all have made with her. Know that ALL of you are in my thoughts and my prayers. Unfortunately we won't be able to be there but we will be praying for you all. Much love from us to you all!

Scott Groesbeck Jul 08 ,2021

Nephew ,Huachuca City ,Arizona

A wonderful aunt that taught us all so much about life and love. We will miss her until we all rejoin our family members in heaven.

Corinna G Houpt Jul 08 ,2021

Niece ,Seneca ,Missouri

She taught me so many little things when I was young. And she had a cute laugh I loved to hear. Hold your memories in your hearts and know she will always be there.Love and prayers for all of you.

Karen Houpt Jul 09 ,2021

Niece ,Oronogo

I hadn’t seen her in a long time, but her strength, wittiness, and her laugh is what I remember. So sorry that I am unable to be there. Love you all!🙏🙏

Mary Tosh Jul 09 ,2021

Niece ,Bluejacket ,Oklahoma

Aunt Kathryn was a special lady who always had a smile and was fun to be around. She will be missed. You are in my prayers during this difficult time. Much love to all your family.

Trisha, RN Jul 09 ,2021

So sorry to hear of Katherine’s passing. Thank you for sharing her with us for a short time. She was a special lady.

Debra Hively Tanner Jul 12 ,2021

1st cousin ,Granby ,Missouri

Dawn, Eric, Darin, I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. Aunt Kathy was very special and I enjoyed getting to know her after I was an adult. Her and Uncle Donzil spent time with Dad after my mom passed away, as well as, spending time with me and my family. Hoping Uncle Donzil is well. Sincerely, Debbie Hively Tanner