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Katherine Lee Green
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Obituary for Katherine Lee Green

Katherine Lee Green

Katherine Lee Green, 98, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017.
She was born March 31, 1918 in Clearmont, Missouri to Everett and Mamie (Cox) Gray, they preceded her in death.
Katherine married Harry Franklin Green, also of Clearmont, in 1943. He preceded her in death October of 1979.
She graduated from Northwest Missouri State in Maryville and later received her Masters Degree at Colorado State College in Greeley, Colorado. She was a guidance counselor at Central High School, Bode Middle School and also taught English, Speech and Drama at Farragut and Leon in Iowa. She was also an active member of PEO and The Bode Book Club. After the Columbine High School tragedy in 1999, Katherine came out of retirement and traveled to Columbine, Colorado to assist with the counseling of the children.
Katherine enjoyed traveling, music and theatre and loved children, helping them in any way she could.
She was also preceded in death by her sister, Virginia Heyen.
Survivors include son, Bob Green, Kansas City, Missouri; nephew, Joe Heyen, Kansas City, Missouri and niece, Ann Heyen, Portland, Oregon.
The family will gather with friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Farewell Services 10:00 A.M. Saturday, Ashland United Methodist Church. Interment Nodaway Memorial Gardens, Maryville, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Noyes Home in honor of Katherine. Online guest book and obituary at

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd
St. Joseph , Missouri 64506





10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Ashland United Methodist Church

2711 Ashland Ave
st. Joseph , Missouri 64504

Cemetery Details


Nodaway Memorial Gardens

Maryville, MO


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