August 20, 2014

Theora May McKaig

Theora May McKaig

Theora May McKaig, 92, of Olathe, Kansas passed away April 25, 2014 at Olathe Medical Center.

Theora was born Feb. 28, 1922 in Aubry Township, Kansas to Loren W. and Edith A. Sitterman Meredith. She grew up in Olathe where she graduated from Olathe High School. Theora earned her RN diploma at Trinity Lutheran in Kansas City, Missouri.

She married Arthur Vernon “Zack” McKaig in Lenexa, Kansas on Sept. 21, 1945 and they lived in Olathe. She was a Director of Nursing for Olathe Hospital and the Day Supervisor at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Theora retired in 1985.

Theora was a member of Salem Lutheran Church in Lenexa. She enjoyed her grandchildren and was the #1 babysitter for her family. Theora will be dearly missed by family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Zack and brothers: Miron, Busch and George Meredith.

Theora is survived by her children: Jane E. McKaig, of Lenexa, Kansas, Jim M. McKaig and his wife Ilene, of Bucyrus, Kansas and Catharine McKaig, of Baltimore, Maryland; and grandchildren, Elizabeth and Meredith.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., April 30, 2014 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, Kansas (913)856-7111. Burial will be held at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, Olathe, Kansas. Visitation was held April 29, 2014 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assoc. or Johnson County Meals on Wheels. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com.

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