Kathryn Elizabeth Glendening, age 91, of Taylor, was born March 17,1929, in Austin, to C.K. (Charlie) and Elizabeth Wentland Murchison and joined her husband William Glendening, Sr. in heaven on July 25, 2020 in Austin.
She was baptized March 3, 1934, at West Taylor Lutheran Church and confirmed at First English Lutheran Church. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Taylor.
She grew up on a dairy farm where she had many chores. She graduated Round Rock High School where she was head cheerleader for three years. After graduation in May of 1947, she attended business school.
She then worked at E.M. Scarboroughs Ladies ready to wear. Following that she worked at a doctor’s office.
Kathryn married Bill June 6, 1949. They were married for 64 years and had two children, Kay and Bill.
Kathryn, “Shorty” to her friends and family, loved sports. Almost any kind – tennis, football and basketball were her favorite. She was an avid Longhorn and Cowboy fan. She loved spending time and traveling with her family as well as sitting outdoors in the sunshine looking for redbirds.
She is preceded in death by siblings Jack, Grace, Ada, Ruby and Glen.
Surviving Kathryn are Kay, Sheila, Bill, Cheryl and grandson Chad, as well as many nieces and nephews.
She will be missed and loved by everyone who was lucky enough to know her.
Kathryn will be laid to rest in a private family service.In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Ingleside on the Bay Volunteer Fire Department , P.O. Box 309, Ingleside, Texas 78362 or charity of your choice.
Arrangements under the direction of Condra Funeral Home in Taylor.