11/28/1920 – 5/17/2020
Gretna – Born November 20, 1920 – Died May 17, 2020. The daughter of John J. McEvoy and Catherine M McEvoy – Survived by Nephews John A. McEvoy, Michael Smith, Gary Smith, Nieces Shelia Zumdy (Smith) husband Howard, Linda Vaughn (Smith) husband Tim, great nephews Mark Zumdy, great nieces Kim Jenkins (Zumdy), Kim’s children Erin and Tyler, Phoebe Vaughan, Phoebe’s children Theo and Gus, Hanna Vaughan. Preceded in death by her parents, brothers Walter McEvoy, Edward McEvoy, John McEvoy, Sisters Evelyn McEvoy, Ruth Smith, Ila McEvoy.
Kathryn worked at Socony Vacuum Oil Company, Brandies Department Store, was an avid gardener with her father and sister Ila. She was a loving caregiver to both parents. She was often the life of the party enjoying company of family and friends sharing stories of past events and relating experiences of early Gretna. Kathryn was immensely thankful for the dedicated friendship of Irene Harris, Linda and Al Pfeffer who provided years of support transporting her to doctor visits, groceries, dining out, providing loving care giving companionship and to the Pfeffers for many years of lawn mowing service. Her favorite dining spots were Eddy’s of South Omaha, Farmer Browns and Panara Bread. Kathryn looked forward to visits from her brother John, nephew John Anthony who wined and dined her while visiting with many car rides, fresh sweet corn, KC tomatoes, Arkansas black diamond water melons. Including visits by niece Shelia, husband Howard, and son Mark who also took her out exploring Sarpy County. Member of St Patrick’s Catholic Church – Gretna.
Visitation Tuesday 9:30 – 10:30 AM at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Funeral Service 10:30 AM Tuesday ( 5/26/2020 ) at St. Patrick Catholic Church 508 Angus Street Gretna, Nebraska 68028, Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery at Gretna, Nebraska. In Lieu of flowers memorials can be made to St. Patrick’s Church Gretna.
Roeder Mortuary, Inc. – Gretna Chapel 11710 Standing Stone – Gretna, NE – 402-332-0090 www.RoederMortuary.com