Mary Katherine Racobs, age 93, died Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Fowler Residential Care Center, Fowler, Kansas.
She was born August 5, 1920, at Scottdale, Pennsylvania, the daughter of John and Matilda (Hart) Brown. During World War II she was a registered nurse, serving in the Mediterranean and the China Burma India Theaters of campaign. After her honorable discharge she continued her career in nursing. She was a resident of Fowler, Kansas, for twenty years.
She is survived by:
Two sons, Edward Byrne and wife Sandra Wilkinson of Thousand Oaks, California
A son-in-law, Brent Wakeman of rural Fowler, Kansas
A granddaughter, Rachel Clowdis and husband Justin of Minneola, Kansas
A great-granddaughter, Caitlyn Clowdis of Minneola, Kansas
She is preceded in death by a daughter, Mary A. Wakeman on December 18, 2009.
Private family services will be held at a later date. Cremation has taken place.
The family would welcome memorials to the Fowler Residential Care Center in care of Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade, Kansas.