Kathy was born on May 7, 1958, in Stuttgart, Germany and grew up in Temple, Texas.
She graduated from Temple High School and continued her education at Temple Junior College where she earned a nursing license.
Kathy is survived by the love of her life, husband Jody Agee.
They have been married for 29 years since March 31, 1984.
Kathy is also survived by daughter Hollie (Matt) Wissmann of Rathdrum, Idaho; son Bobby “Jay” (Aubree) Mohler of Farmington, Arkansas; grandchildren Sydney Wissmann, Branden Wissmann, Blake Wissmann, Taylor Mohler, Gage Mohler and Jaydan Miller.
Other survivors include her mother, Hildegard Burtchell of Temple, Texas; brother Walter (Vicki) Burtchell of Heidenheimer, Texas; brother Jimmy (Barbara) Burtchell of Temple, Texas; sister Tina (John) Williams of Louisberg, North Carolina; brother Mike (Marla) Burtchell of Cedar Park, Texas; sister-in-law Ida Laney of Pueblo, Colorado; sister-in-law Iva Haggerty of Spokane, Washington; brother-in-law James (Carol) Agee of Santa Ysabel, California; brother-in-law Jerry (Denise) Agee of Baytown, Texas; brother-in-law Alfred (Carolyn) Agee of Twin Lakes, Idaho; brother-in-law Dan (Barbara) Agee of Salado, Texas; sister-in-law Ina (Martin) Ward of Deer Park, Washington; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Kathy was preceded in death by her father Harvey Burtchell and sister Hilda Peterson.
For the past 7 years, Kathy has worked as a nurse for Frontier Behavioral Health in Spokane, Washington.
She has been a nurse for 29 years and has worked at various healthcare organizations in Spokane, Washington; Belton, Texas; Huntsville, Texas; and Hood River, Oregon.
Kathy was an avid Gonzaga women’s basketball fan and season-ticket-holder.
She and Jody have traveled to Las Vegas and other cities to watch the “Lady Zags” play regular season and tournament games.
She was a loving and caring person who would do anything for anyone.
Kathy enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and loved to spoil her grandchildren who lovingly called her “Nana”.
A memorial service celebrating Kathy’s life will be held at The Intersection Church, 905 North McDonald Road, Spokane Valley, Washington on Saturday afternoon, August 17, at 2:00 P.M. She will be greatly missed.