Katharine “Kathy” Jackson, 91, a Northland resident of Kansas City, MO passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at Wexford Place where she was under the care of Ascend Hospice. Katharine was born January 21, 1931 to Ferris and Opal (Lofland) Trotter in Kansas City, MO.
Katharine was united in marriage with Kenneth “Ken” C. Jackson on April 4th, 1953. From this union they had two daughters, Carol and Joyce. They raised their daughters in Prairie Village, KS, and lived in the home they built there for 60 years.
Kathy enjoyed being a homemaker and assisted her husband with running their grocery store.
Kathy will forever be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was admired by many for her ‘green thumb” and for growing beautiful flower gardens. Kathy also enjoyed: researching her family genealogy; making tabletop floral arrangements; traveling and vacationing with the family to Colorado; especially the Evergreen, Colorado and Rocky Mountain National Park areas. She loved spending time with her three grandchildren. She was so proud of them.
Kathy was an almost lifelong member of Wornall Road Baptist Church. She was very active with volunteering with her husband Ken, with church dinners. The Baptists were always eating! She also worked for years with the preschool children in Sunday school and Sunbeams. In the past few years, Kathy and Ken have enjoyed membership at the Village Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed seeing church services on the computer after moving to Wexford Place.
Kathy is survived by her loving husband, Ken Jackson: two daughters: Carol Jackson; Joyce Bibens (Roger); three grandchildren: Joseph Bufi (Aislinn); Katie Bufi and James Bibens; two nephews: Terry and Tim Holmes. She was preceded in death by both of her parents, a brother, Robert Trotter, and a niece, Sara (Trotter) Griffin.
Per Kathy’s wishes, there will not be any formal services. Memories of Katharine and condolences to the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com. The family suggests donations to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in her memory.