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August 15th, 2022

katherine higgsULYSSES – Katherine Sue Higgs, 79, died Saturday, July 30, 2022 at Western Prairie Senior Living Community in Ulysses. 

She was born May 5, 1943 to Edward William and Rowena Cozette (Hoggatt) Allen.

She married Carl Higgs Sept. 1, 1962 in Ulysses. He preceded her in death in 2020. 

She spent many years working beside Carl in their farming operation and raising race horses. 

She owned and operated The Paddock Western Store, and worked for Dekalb Seed Company, Dr. Ramchandani’s Medical Clinic, and retired from Sullivan Elevator. 

She was on a bowling league, a member of the First United Methodist Church in Ulysses, and the Sac and Fox Nation Tribe of Oklahoma. 

She enjoyed rides in the country, attending horse races and trips to the casino.

Survivors include daughter, Sherry Annis and husband, Beaty, Ulysses; son, Stephen Higgs and wife, Bobbi, Ulysses; seven grandchildren: Brynden Annis, Tate Annis and wife, Jessica, Cole Higgs and wife, Makayla, Cayden Higgs and wife, Shirea, Shae Higgs, Steven Leatherman, and Dallas Leatherman; and seven great-grandchildren: Bentley Bryndle, Easton, Everleigh, Emerson, Tayton and Wrenlee.  

She was also preceded in death by her parents; and daughter, Shelley Dawn Higgs.

• Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, August 5, 2022 at the First United Methodist Church in Ulysses, with Reverend Kelly Gindlesberger presiding. The service will be livestreamed on Garnand Funeral Home’s Facebook page. 

Burial will follow at the Ulysses Cemetery in Ulysses. 

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022 at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses. 

Memorials are suggested to the First United Methodist Church in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS 67880. 

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