Thelma Marie Kutz, 91, Parkville, MO formerly of Kimberling City, MO passed away Sunday, February 28, 2016 at the Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born June 29, 1924 in Springfield, MO to Leo and Mabel (Yocum) Lefler. They preceded her in death. She was educated in Mountain Grove, MO and then received her BS in Education from Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield. Thelma worked as a teacher for the Park Hill School District for over 30 years.
She married Melvin. L. Kutz on March 10, 1951 in Mountain Home, AR. Mr. Kutz preceded her in death in 2010. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Dale Kutz in 2012 and two sisters, Wilma and Dorothy. Survivors include her son, Charley Kutz of Parkville; and granddaughter, Savanah Kutz of Parkville.
Private family graveside services will be held at the Walnut Grove Cemetery in Parkville. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Friends of Parkville Animal Shelter and may be left in care of the Meyers Northland Chapel; in Parkville. Memories of Thelma and condolences may be left at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.