Kathleen R. Parks

Born July 21, 1948 in Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Departed April 5, 2022 in Melbourne, Florida

Kathleen (Kathy) A. Rapp Parks, 73, of Melbourne, Fl., died April 5, 2022, at Home under the care of her husband and St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care Melbourne, Fl. 32935. She was born July 21, 1948, in Saint Cloud, MN to Dale Edmund Rapp & Eileen (Gragg) Rapp. She married James on July 3, 2006, in Marshall, N.C. and he survives.
Kathy graduated from Eau Gallie H.S. and earned the degree of Associates in Arts at Brevard Community College. She had worked for U.S. Post Office and Harris Corporation and Retired 2005. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. Kathy earned a Black Belt in Karate and took flying lessons and conducted a Solo Flight to obtain her Pilot License. She enjoyed Scuba Diving and loved traveling with her husband. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family.
She is survived by her husband, James of Melbourne, her sister Patty Lent of Melbourne, Florida and 2 nieces Jessica and Alexandra Lent and 1 nephew Jacob Lent. Also 1 nephew and 2 great nieces and Brody & Eileen Jones, and Jasmin Lent.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Thomas Rapp.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Francis Reflection Lifestage Care, 6905 N. Wickham Road, Suite 403, Melbourne, Florida 32940, in lieu of flowers.

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8 entries.
Mae Chapman from Sat. Bch. wrote on May 31, 2022:
Kathy and Jim was so much fun to be around. Kathy was the epitome of a gracious lady. She was always smiling and made you feel extra special when she saw you. You will be missed, Kathy. We will stay alongside Jim while he heals. R.I.P., friend.
Sheree from Palm Bay wrote on May 27, 2022:
My sincere sympathies to Jim and family. I always enjoyed hanging out with Kathy & Jim. She was always smiling and so happy. God bless !
Pat Wrasmann-Waite from Grant wrote on May 14, 2022:
I will always love and miss KP and her beautiful laughter.
Eddie and tonia sure gonna miss you enjoyed when you and Jim visited Woodruff sc God blesss from Boiling springs sc wrote on May 13, 2022:
Eddie and Tonia Phillips
Susan Jones from Melbourne wrote on May 13, 2022:
My friend since 1963. We spent many years as good friends and once upon a time as sisters in law. Our teenage years the best. The beach, dancing in our bedrooms, and just being carefree. Sharing our dreams. I love you, you will be in my heart forever.
Al and Liz trepanier from Melbourne wrote on May 13, 2022:
. Our deepest sympathy to a very special person we really enjoyed the time we shared together she enjoyed having a good time and was a ball of joy i’m sure Bob Seger will miss you in the audience as you will be missed in our hearts your friends Liz And Al
Pat Wrasmann-Waite from Grant, Fl wrote on May 13, 2022:
I will always love and miss Kathy and her beautiful laughter
Pat Wrasmann-Waite from Grant, Fl wrote on May 13, 2022:
I will always love and miss Kathy and her beautiful laugh.

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