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Kay Ward


Kay Ward, 79, of Longwood, Florida, formerly of Pittsburg, Kansas, died Aug. 11, 2022, in Longwood.

She was born Feb. 23, 1943, in Pittsburg, the daughter of James and Helen Delaney.

On June 1, 1963, she was united in marriage to Larry Ward in Pittsburg; he preceded her in death on Dec. 19, 2003.

She was a former member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Pittsburg.

Survivors include a daughter, Krista Quint of Lake Mary, Florida; a son, Jim Ward of Kansas City, Missouri; five grandchildren: Kelsey Hopper, Kaylee Yon, Alec Quint, Madison Ward, and Mackenzie Ward; and four great-grandchildren: Hudson Hopper, Tate Hopper, Brody Yon, and Charlotte Kay Yon.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Larry Ward, and a sister Di Ann Delaney Howell.

Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Pittsburg with Fr. Chris Rumback as celebrant. Burial will follow in the Highland Park Cemetery. Condolences may be left at www.bathnaylor.com. Memorials may be left to the American Parkinson's Disease Foundation; these may be left at or mailed to the funeral home. Services and arrangements are under the direction of the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home, 522 S. Broadway, Pittsburg, KS 66762.