OBITUARY

Deborah Diana Kirk

December 11, 1950August 25, 2020
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Deborah Diana Kirk, 69, of Olathe, Kansas passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. She will be fondly remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to everyone she met. Deborah was born on December 11, 1950 in Weeping Water, Nebraska to Wilbur Roy and Ruth Irene (Gillespie) Marsh. She attended and graduated from Olathe High School. She enjoyed the casinos, garage sales, crocheting and her special projects with arts and crafts. Deborah enjoyed watching the old (black and white) movies on television, playing pool along with watching the Kansas City Royals, the “Super Bowl Champions” Kansas City Chiefs. Deborah worked at, Deluxe Check Printer, A&L Underground and Comanche Construction. She enjoyed spending time with her family but nothing gave her more pleasure in life than the time she spent with her grandchildren. She will be sadly missed.

Deborah is preceded in death by her father Wilbur Marsh, mother Ruth Capp, step-father Michael Capp, husband Gary R. Kirk, brother’s Jim Marsh, Steve Marsh and her sister Mary Sue Bottarini. She is survived by her two daughters, Sherri Gimson (James Perez) of Belton, Missouri and Angela Carvalho (Pete Fowler) of Cleveland, Missouri and step-son Dusty Kirk. Left behind to cherish her memory are her eight grandchildren, Michael Porter (Whitney Blake), Heather Porter, Derek Gimson, Christina Tripp, Daniel Ishmael, Alyssa Carvalho, Emilee Carvalho and Canyon Carvalho. Six great grandchildren, Leah Olson, Blake Porter, Jace Tripp, Ashton Ishmael, Coraline Zerger and Salem Baker. She will be sadly missed by her two brothers Paul Marsh of Shawnee, Kansas, David Marsh of Shawnee, Kansas and two-step brothers David Capp of Independence, Missouri and Richard Capp and his wife Mary of Cabool, Missouri.

Deborah will be cremated according to her wishes. A “Celebration of Life” is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 12, 2020 at the McGilley & Frye Funeral Home 105 East Loula Street Olathe, Kansas. A private family inurnment will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: KVC Health Systems Inc. 21350 West 153rd Street Olathe, Kansas 66061

Condolences may be offered at www.McGilley-Fye.com

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  • "Celebration of Life"

    Saturday, September 12, 2020

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Karen Palmieri

September 12, 2020

My dearest Sherri,
I'm so sorry for your loss. I know how hard it is to lose your mother. I tried to find a way to get there, but couldn't be there today. I'm sending much love and prayers your way. This is a big hug for you. Remember that I always love you and that will never change.
Love,
Karen

Sandy Hines

September 10, 2020

I met Debbie at Deluxe and we quickly became friends. She always had a smile, a big heart and loved her family! She will be missed!

Paul Boone

September 2, 2020

Godspeed Debbie! Thanks for the memories of our days at Pickering's.

Barbara Owens

August 28, 2020

I was a class mate of Debbie’s and have known her daughter Sherri for a very long time. So sorry to hear of her passing! Prayers to all the family!!! May you long remember the good memories as you celebrate her life.

Barbara Miller Owens

Angela Carvalho

August 28, 2020

I will always and forever miss you mommy!!

Angela Carvalho

August 28, 2020

I love you mom!

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Biography

Deborah Diana Kirk, 69, of Olathe, Kansas passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. She will be fondly remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to everyone she met.
Deborah was born on December 11, 1950 in Weeping Water, Nebraska to Wilbur Roy and Ruth Irene (Gillespie) Marsh. She attended and graduated from Olathe High School. She enjoyed the casinos, garage sales, crocheting and her special projects with arts and crafts. Deborah enjoyed watching the old (black and white) movies on television, playing pool along with watching the Kansas City Royals, the “Super Bowl Champions” Kansas City Chiefs.
Deborah worked at, Deluxe Check Printer, A&L Underground and Comanche Construction. She enjoyed spending time with her family but nothing gave her more pleasure in life than the time she spent with her grandchildren. She will be sadly missed.

Deborah is preceded in death by her father Wilbur Marsh, mother Ruth Capp, step-father Michael Capp, husband Gary R. Kirk, brother’s Jim Marsh, Steve Marsh and her sister Mary Sue Bottarini.
She is survived by her two daughters, Sherri Gimson (James Perez) of Belton, Missouri and Angela Carvalho (Pete Fowler) of Cleveland, Missouri and step-son Dusty Kirk. Left behind to cherish her memory are her eight grandchildren, Michael Porter (Whitney Blake), Heather Porter, Derek Gimson, Christina Tripp, Daniel Ishmael, Alyssa Carvalho, Emilee Carvalho and Canyon Carvalho. Six great grandchildren, Leah Olson, Blake Porter, Jace Tripp, Ashton Ishmael, Coraline Zerger and Salem Baker. She will be sadly missed by her two brothers Paul Marsh of Shawnee, Kansas, David Marsh of Shawnee, Kansas and two-step brothers David Capp of Independence, Missouri and Richard Capp and his wife Mary of Cabool, Missouri.

Deborah will be cremated according to her wishes. A “Celebration of Life” is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 12, 2020 at the McGilley & Frye Funeral Home 105 East Loula Street Olathe, Kansas. A private family inurnment will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: KVC Health Systems Inc. 21350 West 153rd Street Olathe, Kansas 66061

Condolences may be offered at www.McGilley-Fye.com

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