Kathleen Marie Draskovich, 80, passed away October 17, 2015 at Brookdale of Overland Park. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 am Thursday, October 22, 2015. Entombment will follow at the Mausoleum at Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, KC, KS. A Rosary will be said at 5:00 pm Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS 913-856-7111 with the Visitation following until 7:00 pm. Memorial Contributions will benefit the Olathe Medical Center Charitable Foundation for Hospice House. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com
Kathleen was born July 9, 1935 in KC, KS to Thelma M. (Peters) and Leo T. Sanders. She was a 1953 graduate of Bishop Ward High School and St. Mary’s College. Kathleen married John M. Draskovich Jr. on August 19, 1953 in KC, KS. She was a Benefits Coordinator for the Board of Public Utilities in KC, KS. Kathleen was a member of Divine Mercy Catholic Church, the Daughters of Isabella St. Faustina Circle # 1439, serving as a past Vice Regent, the St. Ann’s Quilting Club, and the Ladies of Sacred Heart. She was also a member of Tuesday night and Thursday night Dominos Club and Friday Friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband John, her parents and her brother James Sanders. Kathleen is survived by her sister Doneva Wolters of Satellite Beach, Fl; daughters Deborah M. Hickman of Gardner, Denise A Bullock and Charles of Wichita, KS, and Doreen Wisdom and Chuck of Gardner and grandchildren Rachelle, Hannah, Seth and Boyd.