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Kathryn "Kate" McNamer

October 20, 1964 July 23, 2019
Kathryn "Kate" McNamer
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Obituary for Kathryn "Kate" McNamer

Kathryn S. “Kate” McNamer, 54, of Iowa City, died unexpectedly at her home on July 23, 2019.

Memorial services and family greeting time will be held at Lensing Funeral Home on August 19th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.

Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Iowa City at 10:00 am on August 20th. Instead of flowers and plants, memorials may be directed to the Johnson County Humane Society johnsoncountyhumane.org


Kathryn was born October 20, 1964 in Iowa City, to Joseph H. “Mac” and Patricia (Clark) McNamer. A native of Iowa City, she graduated from Iowa City High School in 1983.

Like her sister and mother before her, Kate received her nursing degree from St Luke’s Nursing School. She started her career at Crestview Care Center in West Branch. Kate spent over 30 years caring for young and old, friend and relatives and a continuous number of pets.


Survivors include her sister, Julia Anderson of Phoenix, Arizona and her brothers, John McNamer (Susan) of Marion, Iowa and Matt McNamer (Ellen St. Onge) of Frederick, Maryland. Although she had no children of her own, she was a constant loving presence in the lives of her nieces and nephews; Alyssa and Morgan, Matt and Claire, and Nathan and Alison. She had many friends but her longest and best was Karen Ullom

Her parents, grandparents and an aunt, Betty McNamer preceded her in death.


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Visitation

Monday

19

Aug

4:00 PM 8/19/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/19/2019 7:00:00 PM
Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service -- Iowa City

605 Kirkwood Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240

Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service -- Iowa City
605 Kirkwood Avenue Iowa City 52240 IA
United States

Graveside

Tuesday

20

Aug

10:00 AM 8/20/2019 10:00:00 AM
Oakland Cemetery

1000 Brown St
Iowa City, IA 52245

Oakland Cemetery
1000 Brown St Iowa City 52245 IA
United States

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Oakland Cemetery Final Resting Place

1000 Brown St
Iowa City, IA 52245

1000 Brown St Iowa City 52245 IA
United States
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