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Kathryn L. Malburg, 91, Richmond, Kan., passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Ottawa Retirement Village, Ottawa, Kan.

Graveside funeral services are planned for 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at St. John’s Cemetery, Homewood, Kan. Family members plan to receive friends 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2 at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, Ottawa, Kan.

Kathryn was born Sept. 27, 1922, in Homewood, Kan., the daughter of John A. and Flossie M. Malburg.

Kathryn, a high school graduate, worked for H.D. Lee and Oak Haven Nursing Home.

Her passions included sewing and cleaning.

Kathryn was known to be an independent, strong-minded redhead.

She is preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Carolyn “Carolee” Kitchen; a brother, Elvin “Shorty” Malburg; and a brother, Elmer “Dutch” Malburg.

Kathryn is survived by many nieces and nephews.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the St. John’s Cemetery through Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa KS 66067.

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