Catherine Lauree Hodges 94, of Lee’s Summit, MO passed away peacefully on August 30th, 2020. She was born November 8th, 1925. She was the daughter of Ira D. and Gladys (Jean) Barnard. She had six children, and was a loving grandmother, great grandmother and great great-grandmother. She is survived by one daughter and three sons, Pamela K. Fredrickson of Overland Park, Kansas, Phil R. Hodges and Stuart J. Hodges of Lee’s Summit, MO, and Ronald R. Hodges of Lake Lotawana, MO. She was preceded in death by two of her sons Marty and Buddy Hodges.
She was an avid sports fan (Chiefs and Royals). Besides her children mom loved her dogs Baxter, Buddie and Buddie Jr. She loved to listen to music, garden, read and spoil her dogs.
She spent a lot of her mid-life years in Wichita, Kansas where she was a fanatic about attending all her children’s sporting events. She dedicated her life to taking care of her children while she worked full time in various administrative positions for IBM; Wassau Insurance and Shook, Hardy and Bacon.
She had a wonderful wit and since of humor with an unmatched will and sense of independence. We all miss her and love her very deeply and will miss her smile and spirit.
Family memorial service will be held Friday September 4th at 2:00 p.m. at Floral Hills East cemetery.
Lee's Summit, MO 64086
I will love you forever Mom!
am so sorry to hear of your mother’s death. Will try to get to service.
Thinking of you during this sad time. You have beautiful memories to always cherish. Love ya, Lynn
Pam, I am so sorry to hear about your mom. I know she will be missed by you and all your family. We are sending our love to you,Tom, and your family.
Vince and Joan.
So sorry for your loss. Sounds like she lived a great life. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family. God bless.
She will be missed by so many people.
Pam I’m so sorry to hear this news about your Mom. You must get your beautiful looks from her, what a pretty lady! Sending hugs, love and prayers.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of this beautiful, in thought and deed, dear lady. Her love shines through her family still.
Pam I am so sorry for you and Tom. I know how it feels, after 29 years I still miss her. Mothers leave amazing sweet memories. Cherish them all and pass on to your children and grandchildren.
I am so sorry I just found out about this. I adored “Grandma Hodges”. My heart breaks for you! She was nothing short of awesome!