May 27, 2010

(1/10/1938 - 5/13/2010)

Kathryn “Kay” Louise Yost, age 72, passed away on May 13, 2010 in Ozark Riverview Manor, Ozark, MO, after a long illness.

She was born in Shenandoah, IA, January 10, 1938 to Forrest and Muriel Cook.

Kay was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Caroll Yost, in 2008; her parents; and an infant son, Michael Roger.

Kay is survived by her sons and their families, Mark and wife, Nancy; Scott and wife, Sandy; Drew; Kendall and wife, Robyn; grandchildren Wyatt, Natalie, Kaitlyn, Eyan, Cody and Caden; her sister, Patsy Spindler, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Kay was a 1955 graduate of Grand Island (NE) High School. She spent most of her life working in the nursing field, obtaining her LPN degree at age 50. She worked for The Diagnostic Clinic and in the Cox System for over 15 years. Kay was blessed with the gift of a beautiful voice and was always active in her church choirs, wherever she lived. She was always involved in the lives of her boys, and was a frequent voice from the stands at athletic events. She and her husband loved to travel and antique together. She loved to laugh at a good joke and her smile will be missed.

A memorial service was held Tuesday, May 18, in Schweitzer United Methodist Church, Springfield, MO. Memorial contributions may be made to Schweitzer or to GYN Cancers Alliance, P. O. Box 3552, Springfield, MO 65808. Online condolences may be made at www.

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