Kathryn Sue Allen, 71, Vassar: Oct. 4, 1949 – Sept. 6, 2021 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Kathryn Sue Allen, 71, Vassar: Oct. 4, 1949 – Sept. 6, 2021

VASSAR, Kan. – Kathryn Sue Allen, 71, passed away Monday, Sept. 6, 2021, at St. Francis Hospital, Topeka, Kan. She was born Oct. 4, 1949, in Bessemer, Ala., the daughter of Charles and Viola (Harner) Doritty.

Kathy had lived in Colorado from 1979 to 1990, when she moved to Osage County, Kansas. She has lived near Vassar for the last several years.

Kathy had worked as a legal secretary for many years, and was the owner/operator of Lyndon Floral for 10 years. She was a member of the Vassar United Methodist Church, the Red Hat Society, and was a lover of anything with four legs or wings.

On June 19, 1992, Kathy was married to William Allen, in Lyndon.

Kathy was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Viola; and her two sisters, Carol and Dot.

Kathy is survived by her husband, Bill, of 29 years; her four children, Norm Parker, Topeka, Andrea Schattak, Melvern, Kan., Curt Allen, Melvern, and Cristie Frye, Olivet, Kan.; hree brothers, Richard Dorrity, Sunbury, Ohio, Bob Doritty, Albion, Penn., and Jim Doritty, of the Carolinas; sister, Margaret Pierce, Erie, Penn.; her best friend, Molly McAdoo, and her three daughters, Christina Eby, Erica DeScipio and Susan Zuschlag; and 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at Feltner Funeral Chapel, Lyndon. The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. until service time Saturday.

Memorial contributions in memory of Kathy can be made to the Helping Hands Humane Society or the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451. Condolences can be left at feltnerfuneralhome.com.

 

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