Kathryn Anne Cleary
Kathryn Anne Cleary
December 18, 1937 - May 13, 2011
Kathryn Anne Cleary, passed away Friday, May 13, surrounded by family and friends. The Wake will be Tuesday, May 17, at 7pm at Lunns Colonial Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be Wednesday, May 18, at 10am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Rev. Jerry Ward of Ft. Worth officiating. Bereavement meal following. A private family burial will be held Thursday in the Calvary Cemetery in Tulsa, OK under the ion of Lunns Colonial Funeral Home.
Kathy was born in Los Angeles on December 18, 1937 to her parents, William Charles and Mary Ellen Beuby. She graduated from St. Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri, with a Masters in Social Work.
She moved to Wichita Falls, Texas in 1982 with her husband, Thomas Cleary and children. She previously worked at Red River Hospital, Wichita Falls State Hospital, Vernon State Hospital, Hospice and finally the Rose St. Clinic with Dr. Harvey Martin.
Her favorite charities are, Hospice of Wichita Falls and The Nature Conservancy. Her favorite pastimes were: gardening, Happy Hour with the Ya Yas, spoiling her grand kids, and occasionally gambling at the local casino.
Her surviving family members are her brother Steve and his wife Faye Beuby, daughter Mary Elbaum and her husband Daniel of Wichita Falls and son Stephen Cleary and his wife Tami of Red Oak, Texas. Her grandchildren are Danny, Lucas, Jacob, Emma, Christopher and Grace. Her nieces are Edith Karl and Abbi Steve and grand nieces and nephews Audrey, Xander and Kai. Family members who preceded her in death are her parents Williams and Mary, daughter Anne Patrice and granddaughter Katie Anne.
The Ya Yas are: Cyndie Chandler, Sandy Durham and Claudia Buckmaster.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Hospice of Wichita Falls, 4909 Johnson Rd., Wichita Falls, TX 76310 or to The Nature Conservancy, Attn: Treasury web honorary giving, 4245 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 100, Arlington, VA 22203, USA 8006286860