Suzanne Morrison Kirk, 76, of Olathe, KS passed away at Overland Park Regional Hospital October 4, 2010 after a year long battle with cancer.
Suzanne was born in Kansas City, Missouri Jan. 6, 1934 to Francis Wayne and Florence Emily Tisdale Morrison. She was a 1952 graduate of Spring Hill High School where she was a cheerleader and crowned Homecoming Queen. Suzanne attended Pittsburg State Univ. She married Vernon Dean Kirk June 19, 1964 in Olathe, KS. Suzanne enjoyed gardening, cooking and taking long walks with her dog and special companion “Ace.” She was a wonderful cook who always fed anyone who came to visit and took in many a stray. She enjoyed taking care of her family and the farm. Through her battle with cancer “our Mom” stayed very strong.
Suzanne was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Vernon who died in 2004; son Jim Kirk; brother Byron Morrison and stepbrothers Ted and Roy Everhart. She is survived by children: Jerri Owens, Stilwell, KS, Mary Beth and husband Jim Wallace, Drexel, MO, Joni Banks, Topeka, KS, Dan Kirk, Olathe, KS, Rick and wife Kim Kirk, Osawatomie, KS and Jeff Seager, Capt. Cook, Hawaii; sister-in-law Mildred Morrison, Spring Hill, KS; 18 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren with two more on the way and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Sat., Oct. 9, 2010 at 11:00 am at the Bruce Funeral Home, 712 S Webster, Spring Hill, KS 66083 (913) 592-2244. Burial follows at Aubry Cemetery, Stilwell, KS. Visitation 7-8:30 pm Fri., Oct. 8, 2010 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or Wayside Waifs. Condolences may be sent to www.brucefuneralhome.com