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Kay Laws

May 30, 1940 September 2, 2019
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Kay Laws, 79, of Grand Island, NE passed away Monday September 2, 2019 at Nebraska Medicine-University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE. 

A Celebration of Life will be 11 AM, Monday at Third City Christian Church with Pastor Josh Sikes officiating. A private family burial will be in the Grand Island City Cemetery. 

Kay was born on May 30, 1940 at Palmer, NE to Otis and Dorothy (Swadley) Davis. She grew up in Palmer and graduated from Palmer High School in 1958. 

She was united in marriage to John Thomas Laws on November 16, 1958 at Palmer, NE.The couple resided in Grand Island. She worked in accounting for Mid Nebraska Foot Clinic in Grand Island, NE.

She loved her work at Home Interiors and Gifts, where she was incredibly successful. Kay loved her family first and foremost, fishing, gardening, sewing, cooking and entertaining. 

She was a member of Third City Christian Church in Grand Island. 

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, John Laws; daughter, Robyn Wattier; son, Thomas “Scott” Laws; sisters, Wanda Schaff, Linda Soto, Dorothy “Ellen” Thompson, Betty Bryant; grandchildren, Tim Laws, Justin Koelzer, Courtney Koelzer, Lisa Robertson, Ashley Schneider, Jennifer Laws, Whitney Schneider, Jon Pearson; along with 19 great grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death recently by her daughter, Kimberly Koelzer; her parents, Otis and Dorothy Davis; sister, Patricia Peterson; and brother, Melvin Davis. 

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11:00 AM 9/9/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 9/9/2019 12:00:00 PM
Third CityChristian Church

4100 W 13th St
Grand Island, NE 68803

Third CityChristian Church
4100 W 13th St Grand Island 68803 NE
United States

Cemetery Details


Grand Island City Cemetery Final Resting Place

3168 W Stolley Park Rd.
Grand Island, NE 68801

3168 W Stolley Park Rd. Grand Island 68801 NE
United States

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