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McGilley Antioch Chapel

3325 Northeast Vivion Road, Kansas City, MO

OBITUARY

Kelly Star Packham - Berkstresser

July 24, 1964March 16, 2020

Kelly Star Packham-Berkstresser, 55, Kansas City North, passed away March 16, 2020.

Kelly was born July 24, 1964 in Kansas City, MO. She was a graduate of North Kansas City High School and the Kansas City Business College where she received an Associate’s Degree. Before illness, Kelly enjoyed middle-Eastern dancing and had danced at Cascone’s Restaurant and other Kansas City area venues. She also enjoyed scrap booking, cake decorating and photography.

Kelly was preceded in death by her mother, Lillian Baker; brothers, Barney Brown and Michael Scott; and a host of aunts and uncles including Earnest White. Survivors include her husband Hal Berkstresser; daughter, Holly Nicole Packham; father, Glen Baker; and brother, Glen (Ed) Baker and his wife, Jennifer.

Memorial services will be at the McGilley Antioch Chapel. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to the American Diabetes Association.

  • FAMILY

  • Hal Berkstresser, Husband
  • Holly Nicole Packham, Daughter
  • Glen Baker, Father
  • Glen (Ed) Baker (Jennifer), Brother
  • DONATIONS

  • American Diabetes Association

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Holly Packham

March 21, 2020

My mother and I loved too eat out at our favorite restaurant Jose Peppers. Her favorite foods that were a big favorite was: Shrimp tacos and the Pollo Magnifico. Especially the Espinaca and salsa as the appetizers. Occasionally she would sneak a bite of food when she thought I wasn't looking. We'd always laugh when I'd catch her, sometimes laugh a little to much. When I was younger, she would draw and play the games on the children's place mat that the waiter or waitress would give me. But as I grew older, I began to start carrying my art supplies. Mom would still draw with me while we waited for our food. We would watch funny dog videos on my phone while we ate. Luckily we were always given our own private seating away from the public, so we could be ourselves. This is one of many wonderful memories I have of my Mother and I.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY