|Birth: ||Feb. 13, 1919|
|Death: ||Sep. 1, 2010|
Catherine J Byrd, 91, of Lee's Summit, MO left us on Wednesday September 1, 2010 surrounded by loved ones. Born February 13, 1919 in Jersey City, NJ to German immigrants, Frederick and Julia Weckerle. Catherine worked in a managerial position for the US Treasury Department responsible for the Social Security Administration for 32 years retiring in 1965. Catherine married Clyde Byrd in New Jersey and together they came to Kansas City in July 1949 to continue their careers with the US Treasury Department. Catherine was a member of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, AARP, and Our Lady of Presentation Catholic Church. Catherine volunteered many hours with the St Joseph Society, Research Medical Center, and in the administrative offices of John Knox Village where she resided for the past 12 years. Catherine was preceded in death by her husband, parents, brother, sister and long time companion, Ellis Webb. Survivors include her nieces; nephews; long time friends, Mickey and Annette Watson, Michael Watson, Jerry and Rachael Kennedy, and their families. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Friday September 3, 2010 at Our Lady of Presentation Catholic Church in Lee's Summit, MO. The Family will receive friends from 9:30 – 10:30 AM at the church. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. The Family suggests memorials to the DeLaSalle Learning Center of Kansas City. Fond memories and condolences for the family may be left at www.dwnewcomers.com (Arrangements: D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel, 7000 Blue Ridge Blvd., KCMO 64133, 816-353-1218) D.W. Newcomer's Sons Funeral Homes, Cemeteries, Crematories.
Published in Kansas City Star on September 2, 2010
Mount Olivet Cemetery and Mausoleum
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Record added: Sep 02, 2010
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