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Weltha “Kay” Condon

Weltha “Kay” Condon, 70, Louisiana, Mo., passed away at 6:49 p.m., Saturday, June 26, 2021, at Northcare Hospice in Kansas City, Mo.

Kay was born April 5, 1951, in Hannibal, Mo. to Buryl and Alberta Bockhold McElwee. She was married to Steve Condon on July 31, 1972, in Hannibal. He survives.

               Weltha “Kay” Condon

Other survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Steven Joseph Condon (Meagan); grandson, Graham Dutch Condon; sister, Karen Begley (Steve); and brother, Karl McElwee (Sandy).

Kay was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Wyeth Keith Meyer.

Kay was a graduate of Palmyra High School before joining and serving her country in the United States Air Force. She served from 1970 to 1972 in Vietnam where she met her husband. 

She was very dedicated to volunteering her time for education and cancer support. She volunteered with the Louisiana Food Pantry, a cancer support group and the Relay for Life Walk.

Kay enjoyed traveling with her husband and especially time spent with her grandson.

A funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 1, at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra, Mo. Deacon Luke Mahsman will officiate. Burial will be at Philadelphia Cemetery in Philadelphia, Mo.

Pallbearers will be Megan Gottman, Dulcie Stewart, Tory Smith, Anna McElwee, Kelly Shade, Jenete McElwee, Ava Gottman, Nora Gotttman, Mya Gottman, Madison Stewart, Jackson Stewart and Anderson Stewart.

Friends and family are invited to Kay’s life celebration at a visitation that will be from 9 a.m. until the time of service on Thursday July 1, at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel.

Memorials may be made to Louisiana Community Food Pantry

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