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Katherine Rose Malone
September 16, 1980 ~ August 3, 2017
August 7, 2017
Katherine Rose Malone, Nashville, Tennessee, was tragically killed Thursday, August 3, 2017, in a truck-pedestrian accident while on a run near her family's cabin on the Pend Oreille River in northern Idaho.

She was born in Orange, California, September 16, 1980, to James W. and Jennie Adams Rose. She attended Avondale West Elementary, Jardine Middle School, Topeka High School and is a graduate of the University of Kansas, where she was a member of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority.

After working on Capitol Hill, Katie moved to Nashville in 2007. She was a member of the Robertson County Runners, Nashville Junior League, P.E.O. and Westminster Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Rosie; her parents, Jim and Jennie Rose; her brother and family, John, Amy and nephew, Will; a step-sister and niece, Jeanette Rose and Haley Macfarland; former husband, Patrick; in-laws, Mike and Sue Malone; and sisters-in-law, Erin and Lauren Malone. Additionally, she loved her large, extended family and a host of cherished friendships.

A memorial service is planned for 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 8, at First Presbyterian Church, 817 SW Harrison, Topeka.

A second memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, August 11, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3900 West End Ave., Nashville.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kansas Children's Service League, 3545 SW 5th, Topeka, KS, 66605, or Westminster Presbyterian Church, Nashville.

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