Gardening 10

Kathryn P. (Adler) Hoover

June 26, 1961 ~ May 5, 2020 (age 58)



Kathryn Pearl Hoover, 58, of Pleasant Hill, was born, June 26, 1961, in West Plains, Missouri.  She departed this life, Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at the Lee’s Summit Medical Center surrounded with love and family.

Kathy was a 1979 Pleasant Hill High School graduate.

On November 26, 1983, she was united in marriage to Hal Ewing Hoover at the Pleasant Hill First Presbyterian Church; they divorced in 2003.

Kathryn was a Crew Leader for Greeson’s Greenhouse in Lone Jack for many years. She then went to work as a Chef for Benton House in Belton.  She enjoyed gardening, cooking, and hummingbirds.  She was an animal lover and was especially fond of all children.

Kathy was preceded in death by her mom, Joan Adler, ten weeks earlier on February 22, 2020.

She is survived by her five children, Amanda (and Zack) Allen of Mercer,  Kelly Hoover of Knob Noster, Kevin (and Shannon) Hoover of Lee’s Summit, Debbie Hoover-Vires of Fallon, Nevada, and Holly Hoover of Kansas City; four grandchildren, Morgan, Kaytlann, Curtis, and Dean; other relatives and friends.

Cremation has been accorded. 

A memorial service was held Friday, June 26, 2020, at the funeral home. Reverend D. Kent Deubner officiated  Visitation was held prior to the service.

Inurnment was in the Lee's Summit Historical Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Pleasant Hill Animal Shelter and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550


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June 26, 2020

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home
203 N. Armstrong Street
Pleasant Hill, MO 64080

Memorial Service
June 26, 2020

11:00 AM
Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home
203 N. Armstrong Street
Pleasant Hill, MO 64080

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