Kay Maple Westerman, 71, Iola,npassed away Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 at Allen County Regional Hospital, Iola.
Kay was the only child born to Harold and Marjorie (Jones) Hank. Kay was born on Aug. 16, 1946, in Iola. Following her mother’s marriage to Udell Hobelman, Kay was adopted by Udell on May 8,1957. She grew up in Moran, later moving to Iola, graduating from the Iola High School with the class of 1964.
Following high school she married her high school sweetheart, Ronald Maple on June 21, 1964. This union was blessed with one daughter, Rebecca. They made their home in Iola.
Kay worked in the Utility Office for the City of Iola for 28½years. In her free time, Kay enjoyed restoring antique furniture, and then keeping some for herself, selling some and giving some to her family and friends. Throughout her life Kay enjoyed her time of fellowship with local churches, she also enjoyed volunteering for area church activities. Kay busied herself with many home improvement projects, as she was always looking to update a wall color or texture.
Kay was preceded in death by her husband, Ronnie, on Aug. 27, 1985; her biological father, Harold Hank; her adopted father, Udell Hobelman; and her mother, Marjorie Tate.
She is survived by her husband, Wendell Westerman, Iola; her daughter, Becky Prall, husband Brian and grandsons, Garrett and Wyatt Prall, Stillwell; stepson, Michael Westerman, wife Shelley and step-grandchildren, Isabelle and Samuel Westerman, Cypress, Texas; and brother, Rodney Hobelman and wife, Janet, Snohomish, Wash.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, 1883 U.S. 54, Iola. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to Wings of Warriors. Condolences may be left at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.
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