Funeral service for Kathleen “Kay” Glaess of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Sulphur Springs, with Pastor Tim Eden officiating. Inurnment at Restlawn will follow at a later date with Brett Glaess, Mat Glaess, Ethan Glaess, Collin Glaess, Tanner Glaess, Logan Glaess and James Kratus serving as pallbearers and Patrick Bollman serving as honorary pallbearer. Visitation will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 P.M. on Friday, December 7, 2018 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. Mrs. Glaess passed away on Monday, December 3, 2018, in Sulphur Springs.
Kathleen was born to James and Pearl Shatola Alexander. She completed her undergraduate studies at University of Minnesota and received her post graduate certificate of Dietetics from Massachusetts General Hospital. Kay married Dr. Alfred Waldemar Glaess in Blacksburg, VA on July 17, 1950; he preceded her in death in 2011. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Kay was a member of the Medical Auxiliary and Our Savior Lutheran Church.
She is survived by her sons, Dr. Mac Glaess and wife, Ann of Mt. Vernon, John Glaess of Bedford, Robert Glaess and wife, Wayna of Fate, Richard Glaess of Richland Hills; daughter, Charlotte Kratus and husband, Robert of Mesquite; daughter-in-law, Ellen Glaess of Destin, FL; grandchildren, Laura GlaessPrumo, Jennifer Glaess, Shelley Glaess, Brett Glaess, Kerstin Glaess, Mathew Glaess, Ethan Glaess, Collin Glaess, Tanner Glaess, Logan Glaess, Kyndal Glaess, Patrick Bollman, Barbara Kratus, James Kratus; great grandchild, Holland Kratus.
Kay was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Dr. James Glaess and sister, Charlotte Althoff.
Memorials can be made to the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482
Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home