Kathryn Hahn Pickering, 76, Independence, died Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Centerpoint, in Independence.
Mrs. Pickering was born January 25, 1942 in Independence, MO and lived an adventurous life around the world. The last two decades she returned home to Independence living in her childhood home.
Throughout her life she worked in service of others. She was a nurse, a homemaker, a politicians aide, a Girl Scout leader, a volunteer, a coach, an author, a great friend, wonderful mother, and devoted wife.
She was a graduate of Van Horn, Senior High in 1959 and Independence Sanitarium and Hospital School of Nursing in 1963. She was a member of the Kansas City United Church of Christ in Brookside, MO.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Irving Pickering M.D. (Independence, MO) and her parents Leonard and Emily Hahn (Independence, MO).
Her survivors include two sons and a daughter, Geoffrey E. Pickering (Lee’s Summit, MO) and Christian L. Pickering (California, MO) and Mary Jo Rodgers (Smithville, MO); two daughters-in-law, Cecily J. and Barbara S. Pickering; a son-in-law, Dan W. Rodgers; and a sister Mary T. Lewis (Peculiar, MO) and nine grandchildren: Gavin, Audrey, Nathan, Rachel, Carter, Will, Ainsley, Kristen, and Sutton.
Services to be held on Sunday 1/13 at:
1501 W Lexington Avenue
Independence, MO 64052
Memorial Visitation 1:00-2:00
Celebration of Life 2:00-2:45
Inurnment will be a private service held at a later date for immediate family only at Mount Washington Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to:
Giving the Basics
927 S. 7th Street
Kansas City, KS 66105