Mary Kathleen Modelski

Mary Kathleen (Kay) Modelski, 87, originally of St. Louis, Mo., most recently of Jefferson City, Mo., died Sunday, June 30, 2013, in Jefferson City, Mo. She was born September 17, 1925, to Elmus V. and Leta A. Johnson. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Doris and David Broeker of Jefferson City, Mo.; daughters-in-law, Linda Modelski of St. Louis, Mo., and Donna Modelski of Va.; grandchildren, William and Kristen Modelski of St. Louis, Mo., Katie and husband Scott Wilbers of Jefferson City, Mo., amd Sarah Kay Broeker of Kansas City, Mo.; her cherished great-granddaughter, Avery Nicole Wilbers and great-grandson, Aiden Wilbers of Jefferson City, Mo.; sister and brother-in-law, June and Ed Carter of Akron, Ohio, brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Ginny Johnson of Godfrey, Ill., and close family friend, Ed Banek of St. Louis, Mo. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, John Stanley Modelski; son, Stanley John Modelski; brothers, Jack and Elmus "Bud" Johnson; her sister, Margaret "Peggy" Johnson; and sisters-in-law, Jean Riley and Rita Johnson. She will be laid to rest with the love of her life, John, at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery on Friday, July 19, 2013. Fr. Tom Bryon will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice Compasus.

Published July 16, 2013

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