Garden City- Kathaleen Jo Smith, 81, died on Monday, February 4, 2019 at her home in Garden City. She was born on June 8, 1937 at Garden City the daughter of Joseph & Nora (Cook) Zubeck. She married Rex Porter. She later married Larry Robert Smith on April 23, 1994 at Plymell.
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Kathaleen attended Deerfield and Holcomb schools and Dodge City Beauty School. She started her working career at Oswalt Industries and as a Waitress at Wheatland Restaurant. She then became a longtime employee of Dillon’s and was promoted to the Deli Manager at Dillon’s West. She was a member of the First Assembly Of God Church, Eagles Lodge & TOPS. She enjoyed her church work, traveling to Branson and especially her family activities. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Son- Jeffrey Porter and 1 Grandson
She is survived by her Husband- Larry Smith of the Home, Son- Kenneth Porter of Shawnee Mission, 3 Daughters- Jana Rogers, Nancy Porter & Kayla Dreiling all of Garden City, 3 Step-Sons- Troy Smith of St Augustine, Florida, Terry Smith of Roanoke, Virginia & Ty Smith of Statesville, North Carolina, Sister- Patsy Brimm of Garden City, 15 Grandchildren, 20 Great-Grandchildren & 1 Great-Great-Grandson.
Funeral Service will be at 10:30 AM Saturday at First Assembly Of God Church with Rev Nathan Sheridan and Rev John Hubbard officiating. Burial will be in Deerfield Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to First Assembly Of God Church in care of Garnand Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.
Garnand Funeral Home 412 North 7th Garden City, Ks 67846 620-276-3219