August 4, 2012 Kay went to be with her Savior, Jesus Christ. Kay was born January 29, 1950 in Chamberlain, South Dakota to Bob & Mary Jira.
Kay married Alive Clyde Hass in 1967 who proceeded her in death in 2003. They had four children, 8 grandsons, 2 granddaughters and 2 great-grandsons who are all much loved.
Kay enjoyed, gardening, canning, cooking, painting, making wreaths and playing her auto harp. She had the gift of hospitality and a heart of gold.
Kay spent the last 22 years of her life in her log cabin in the back woods of northern Idaho near Priest Lake.
She is survived by her children, Tawnya, Rhonda, Ramona and Shad, her mother, Mary Jira and her 5 siblings. Dwayne (Phyllis) Jira, Gail (Ron) Thompson, Bill (Cathy) Jira, Judi (Jim) Poteet, Dixie (Terry) Taylor, Jimmy Jira.
Kay leaves many good friends and neighbors.
Thank you to Evergreen Hospice and Warm Beach Nursing Facility for such compassionate care.
Celebration of Kay’s Life was August 18th at the river home of Ron & Gail Thompson.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to God’s Provision or Women’s Bible Study, 30812 Steelhead Dr., Arlington, WA 98223.