Cathy Gibson Stiglic

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Cathy Gibson Stiglic, 74, passed away September 7, 2021 at her home in Lenexa, KS. She was born on February 5, 1947 in Kansas City, KS. She was the daughter of the late Harriet (Darby) and Thomas Gibson.

She attended school in KCK and graduated from the University of Kansas in 1969. Cathy married her high school sweetheart, Robert T. Stiglic, July 26, 1969 and they enjoyed over 52 years together. She was the mother of three and had seven grandchildren. Cathy was involved in many community organizations during her life. She was a member of the Junior League where she served as President from 1988-89 and also a dedicated member of school PTAs where her children attended school. Cathy was an elementary teacher for almost 30 years. Her teaching career began in KCK with the majority in the Shawnee Mission School District. During this time, she completed her Masters in Education from MidAmerica Nazarene University.

After retiring in June 2013 Cathy was excited “to do whatever she wanted to do.” She enjoyed quilting, aqua class, reading, and traveling. She also spent many hours attending her grandkids’ activities. In July 2019, Cathy and Bob took their kids and grandkids on the trip of a lifetime to Turks and Caicos to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.
Cathy is survived by her husband, Robert, children and grandchildren. Alan (Angelique) Stiglic, Jack and Sophia; Paul (Amy) Stiglic, Henry and Jane; Lori (Darren) Farley, Lillian, Luke, and Jake. Brothers Harry (Becky) Gibson, John (Kristie) Gibson, Paul (Claudia) Gibson and Sister Nancy (Scott) Collins.

Memorial Donations to University of Kansas, School of Education and Human Sciences,

Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 14th from 5 pm-7 pm with The Rosary at 6;30 pm. Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, September 15th at 10:00 am. Services at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 5501 Monticello Road, Shawnee, KS.

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