Kay Degginger will turn 95 on Sunday, July 22, 2012. Kay is the last surviving child of seven born to David and Pearl (Gregory) Sullivan. Kay graduated from Lafayette High School in St. Joseph, MO. As a young girl she played basketball and baseball with the Goetz Girls in St. Joseph. She married Charles A. (Chick) Degginger who died in 2004. Along with her husband they operated Chic Art Shop and Kay’s Laundromat in north St. Joseph. Kay moved to Smithville, Mo in 1990 and lived there until moving to Kansas City in 2008. Kay has 2 sons: Charles F. Degginger and wife Karla, and Dennis S. Johnson. She has 4 grandchildren.
A card shower is requested in celebration of her birthday. Cards can be mailed to her home at Kendallwood Hills Estates, Apt. #332, 8559 N. Line Creek Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64154. Her family is also planning an open house and reception at her home on Sunday, July 22, 2012.