Kathryn M. Ferdig, age 72, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 5th, 2022, at Olathe Health Hospice House.
Kathy was born September 12th, 1949 in Kansas City, Missouri to Howard and Lorene Biven. She was raised in Stanley, Kansas and graduated from Stanley High School in 1967. She went on to marry her husband of 42 years, Robert Ferdig, on April 25th, 1980, where they built a loving home and raised 2 children, Kerri & Jud.
During that time, she worked for Boilermakers National Health & Welfare Funds, but went on to retire from the Olathe School District after 20 years. She enjoyed her retirement spending time with her 4 grandchildren, Caleb, Carsen, Taylor, and Houston, as well as her weenie dog, Pete, and 2 cats, Gus & Nomad.
The family is planning to hold a Celebration of Life at a later date, not yet determined. In lieu of sending flowers or gifts, the family requests donations be made to a No-Kill Animal Shelter of your choosing.
Kathy was preceded in death by her parents, Howard & Lorene Biven. Kathy is survived by her husband, Robert “Bob” Ferdig of Olathe; Children Kerri Miller of Olathe & Judson Ferdig of Shawnee; and Grandchildren Caleb Miller of Olathe, Carsen Miller of Olathe, Taylor Helm of Overland Park, and Houston Taylor of Olathe; her weenie dog, Pistol Pete; and sister Linda Thompson.