Kaycie JoAnn Johnson was born July 8, 2000, in Ottawa, Kansas, to Lucus Johnson and Corinne Hiles. She was a senior at Blue Valley Northwest High School. She loved her family and friends and was passionate about animals.

Kaycie unexpectedly passed away on Nov. 24, 2017. She is survived by her parents, Lucus and Brooke Johnson of Overland Park; and Corinne Hiles of Ottawa, Kansas. Kaycie was a proud big sister to Rebecca Conner, Jaden Johnson, Riley Johnson and Remmy Hiles. She is survived by her grandparents Mike and Ruth Walsh, Ronald Hiles and Karen Paul, Becky Hiles, and Karen Crossley. Kaycie had a large extended family with numerous aunts, uncles and cousins who loved her greatly.

A visitation will take place 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, at Dengel and Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory St., Ottawa. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at Knox Presbyterian Church, 9595 W. 95th St., Overland Park, Kansas, with a visitation at 9 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to any animal shelter of your choice, in Kaycie’s honor.