Blasi, Kim

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Clearwater, KS - Kim D. Stitzer Taylor-Blasi

Kimberly Stitzer-Taylor died peacefully at age 49, on Monday, January 29, 2018, after a long battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her family and friends in Wichita, Kansas. How she lived is more important, than how Kim died. Kim, a believer in Christ Jesus, lived to serve the elderly, the disabled, the terminally ill and the discarded. She worked as a professional care-giver at Clearwater nursing home that primarily served the elderly, including Veterans. Her people-skills, professionalism and empathy for her clients left a legacy of grateful families too numerous to count.  Kim earned the right to hear other people’s stories and she responded with wisdom and angelic empathy, even while she struggled to breathe. Her speciality was recognizing and honoring those who were often discarded by our society.  Kim wore many hats with distinction - Christian, counselor, mother, professional care-giver, Community Pillar, citizen, sister and daughter.   Even though she desperately fought to live, death for Kim was a release from pain and suffering. She relished in the sweet expectation of meeting our Lord - face to face.  She said, “when I get over this, I’m never gonna lay down again.” Visitation, 9am-7pm, Wed, with family present, 5:30-7pm, Webb-Shinkle Mortuary. Services, 10am, Thurs, Clearwater Church of Christ. She is survived by daughters, Megan and Molly Blasi of the home; parents, Jim and Esther Taylor of Elmer, MO; sisters, Sherry (Pat) Davidson, Patty (David) Blankenship , Robin Potts, Brandy (Keith) Smith, Bobbie Burnett; brother, COL. Richard (Chiara) Stitzer and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Memorials: Clearwater Church of Christ, 13900 Diagonal Rd, Clearwater, KS 67026 or Blasi Girls Scholarship Fund, c/o Emprise Bank, P.O. Box 128, Clearwater, KS 67026.

 

VISITATION

Wednesday, January 31, 2018     9 AM - 7 PM

With Family Present           5:30 PM - 7 PM

Webb ~ Shinkle Mortuary

200 S. Tracy

Clearwater, Kansas

 

FUNERAL SERVICE

Thursday, February 1, 2018       10 AM

Clearwater Church of Christ

13900 Diagonal Ave

Clearwater, Kansas

 

INTERMENT

Clearwater Cemetery

Clearwater, Kansas

 

MEMORIAL

Clearwater Church of Christ

13900 Diagonal Ave

Clearwater, Kansas

 

Blasi Girls Scholarship Fund

℅ Emprise Bank

P.O.Box 128

Clearwater, KS 67026

 

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Comments 

 
#6 Molly Balliew 2018-02-01 17:12
Megan and Molly,

Our entire family is so sorry to hear of your mothers passing, we had been praying for her healing nonstop. We will continue to keep you girls in our prayers and please know that your mother was a special lady who faced whatever life threw at her with dignity and grace.

Peace and Blessings,
The Balliew Family
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#5 Brian Swafford 2018-02-01 01:38
Megan and Molly,

I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. My deepest condolences to you both and the rest of your family.

Brian Swafford
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#4 Brenda Turnbull Newk 2018-01-30 17:46
Kim was a big part of our family life in the 1980's. She lived with us and became like a daughter to me. We 're gently re-connected. She was very special to Scott and I. We loved her then and loved her now. Rest in peace sweetheart.
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#3 Becky Hammeke 2018-01-30 15:25
To Kim's family - I will always remember the kindness that Kim showed to my Mother while she was a resident at CN&R. Kim also always took time to talk to my Dad when he was there to visit Mom. She was wonderful with every resident and we know they were in good hands when Kim was caring for them. Praying for your comfort in the days ahead and thankful that Kim is now at peace.
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#2 Terry Adams 2018-01-30 14:30
Megan and molly

I am so sorry for your lose. Your mother was a beautifull kind caring lovable person. I am so greatful she was a part of our life. Will cherish all the memories. I can tell you you two girls were her life she loved you so much. She will be missed.

Love The
Adams family
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#1 Frankie Tran 2018-01-29 23:17
Megan and Molly,

My fondest memories of your mom was when she was able to mow the grass of the church building quickly zooming across at a good clip and how much she love you two both. The Church is always there for you and will help out in anyway we can. Knowing words will not help at this time, and at a lost for words. All I can say is, I'm so sorry.

Frank Tran
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