Lucy Zoa Veatch, age 93, passed away March 14, 2014, at South Wind Hospice, Pratt. She was born Nov. 5, 1920 in Washington County, the daughter of George E. and Bertha M. (Mickel) Kearns.

She was a resident of Stafford County from 1941-2004, when she moved to Pratt. She was a physical therapy assistant from 1972-82 and a nurse assistant from 1966-72.

Her memberships include First United Methodist Church, Ladies Aid of New Hope Church, EHU, 4-H leader and American Cancer Society volunteer.

On Dec. 25, 1941, she married Wendell P. Veatch in Clay County.

Survivors include a son, Harold L. (Deborah), Pratt; a daughter, Leora Wiles, St. John; a sister, Bonnie Oestreich, Beatrice, Neb.; five grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband Wendell and a brother Elmer.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, at Minnis Chapel, St. John, with Pastor Irving Simon presiding. Burial will follow at Fairview Park Cemetery, St. John. Visitation will be from 1-7 p.m. Monday with family present from 5-7 p.m.

Memorials may be given to Lucille Hall Museum, South Wind Hospice or Pratt Regional Med. Center all in care of Minnis Chapel, P.O. Box 34, St. John, KS 67576.