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Kathryn Anne Popp Hett
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Birth: Jul. 16, 1932
Death: May 18, 2000

Services were held Saturday afternoon for Kathryn Hett, 67, well known and highly admired lifetime resident of the Marion/Aulne Kansas community.

Kathryn Anne Hett was born in Marion, July 16, 1932, to Edward and Anna (Ehrlich) Popp. She died May 18, 2000.

School years were in Marion where she graduated as valedictorian from Marion High School in 1950. She then attended Tabor College for courses in business and used those skills in various positions, retiring from her last job as office manager of Prairie View's Marion Office.

Music was an immportant part of her life. She began playing the pipe organ at Emmanuel Baptist Church at age 16 and claimed it as her favorite pastime. All her children were encouraged to at least try playing an instrument and she enjoyed helping them grow in their appreciation of music.

On September 4, 1953, Kathryn and John D. Hett of Aulne were united in marriage.

Together they had a long and rich tradition of helping anyone in need and hosting many family members and friends in their home. The marriage was blessed with the joy of her life, five children, and 16 grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband John; three sons; Ed and wife Jean of Wichita, Eldon and wife Rhonda of Marion, David and wife Michelle of Marion; two daughters; Debra and husband Wayne Geis of Durham, Janet and husband Bruce of Wichita; grandchildren Eddie Krissy, Forrest Hett of Wichita, Jerod, Justin, Shawna Hett of Marion, Torey, Kate, Phoebe Hett of Marion, Logan, Lauren, Lisa Geis of Durham. Calvin, Monica, Lewis, and one "due shortly" Plank of Wichita; sister Irma Farrar of Norwich; and brother Ralph Popp of Marion.

Because of her love for hosting others and her concern for the lives of children, a memorial has been established at Emmanuel Baptist Church to assist in completion of the church patio, and to establish a scholarship fund to assist with sending children to church camp.

A committal service was held at Marion Cemetary for members of the immediate family

(Taken from the Marionn Record)

Family links: 
  Edward Milton Popp (1892 - 1947)
  Anna Katherine Ehrlich Popp (1892 - 1958)
  John D. Hett (1930 - 2012)*
  Irma Popp Farrar (1920 - 2001)*
  Ralph E. Popp (1922 - 2011)*
  Kathryn Anne Popp Hett (1932 - 2000)
*Calculated relationship
Marion Cemetery
Marion County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Sec 19, Row 2
Created by: Marianne
Record added: Feb 03, 2009
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Kathryn Anne <i>Popp</i> Hett
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- Marianne
 Added: Jul. 16, 2009
Rest in Peace. I enjoyed the time I spent with you. Baby sitting and cooking and cleaning. You taught me to have good family values and many other things. You will always have a special place in my heart. You are missed very much.
- Marianne
 Added: Feb. 3, 2009

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