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Kathryn "Faye" Whitehead

February 4, 1943 February 3, 2018
Kathryn "Faye"  Whitehead
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Obituary for Kathryn "Faye" Whitehead

Faye Whitehead, age 74, of Omaha, Nebraska, formerly of New Market, Iowa, entered into peace Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Maple Crest Care Center, Omaha Nebraska. Graveside Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 6, 2018 Memory Cemetery, New Market, Iowa with Jeff Cummings officiating. Visitation with the family will be held 9:30 a.m. –10:45 a.m., Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa prior to the service. Burial will be in Memory Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Maple Crest Care Center Memory Support. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family on our website at, under Obituaries. Arrangements were entrusted to the Ritchie Funeral Home of Clarinda, Iowa.

Kathryn Faye Whitehead was born February 4, 1943 at the family home near Clarinda, Iowa to Lee Whitehead and Shirley (Hughes) Whitehead. She grew up in the Siam area attending Siam Country School and graduated from New Market High School in 1961.
She married Keith Cabbage and moved to Omaha, Nebraska and they later divorced. Kathy and Kurt were born to this union. She was united in marriage to Leonard Anderson and son Kris was born.

While living in Omaha, Nebraska, Faye worked for many years in accounts payable. She had a strong work ethic and enjoyed working on the farm and in the garden, cooking and cleaning. She also enjoyed country music and playing cards. Due to health issues, she was a resident at Maple Crest Care Center, Omaha, Nebraska for many years and the staff became her extended family. Faye had a long journey to finally resting in peace.

Preceding Faye in death were her parents; brother, Dusty Whitehead and wife Sue; sister, Kay Rock and husband Bill.

Survivors include her children, Kathy Cabbage and friend Darin Drage of Chapman, Nebraska, Kelli Canton of Bellevue, Nebraska, Kris Anderson and wife Katie of Omaha, Nebraska; grandchildren, Karson Cabbage, Laura Carper, Jackson Faye Mactier, Sabrina Faye Anderson and Luke Anderson; great granddaughters, Kianna and Kamille Cabbage; nephews, Mike Whitehead and Dawn Derry of Clarinda, Iowa and Billy Rock and Kim Newberry of Clarinda, Iowa and friends.

Faye will be missed by her loving family and friends.
She will be forever in their hearts. May the Lord grant
comfort and peace to those who mourn her passing
knowing that she is now resting in peace.

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9:30 AM 2/6/2018 9:30:00 AM - 10:45 AM 2/6/2018 10:45:00 AM
Ritchie Funeral Home - Clarinda

222 East Washington
Clarinda, IA 51632

Ritchie Funeral Home - Clarinda
222 East Washington Clarinda 51632 IA
United States

Graveside Service




11:00 AM 2/6/2018 11:00:00 AM
Memory Cemetery

New Market, Iowa 51646

Memory Cemetery
New Market 51646 Iowa
United States

Memorial Contribution

Maple Crest Care Center Memory Support


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