December 21, 1920 - January 24, 2017
Dallas, Texas | Age 96
Kathryn G. Brooks, 96, died Tuesday January 24, 2017 of natural causes at her home in Dallas.
She was born in Georgetown, Texas on December 21, 1920 and was raised on their Swedish family farm in Hutto, Texas by her parents Elof and Elsie Gustafson along with her two sisters, Dorothy Mount and Betty Yeager. She moved to Austin, Texas and married George A. Brooks Jr. where they raised their two children, Gary and Nancy Kay. They were all members of Tarrytown United Methodist Church. Upon the death of her husband of 53 years, she moved to the Edgemere retirement community in Dallas to be closer to her son and daughter. She was a member of the University Park United Methodist Church.
Kathryn is survived by her son, Gary, daughter-in-law, Christine and grandchildren, Katie and Robert. She is also survived by her sister, Dorothy Mount and her children: David Mount and Patricia Davis and their families; and brother-in-law, Hal Yeager and his daughter, Amy Galvin and her family.
In lieu of flowers, the family recommends memorials be made to Breakthrough Austin (www.breakthroughaustin.org) or a charity of their choice.
The family wishes to thank the efforts of Augustine Home Health Service and all of her loving providers.
A memorial services will be held at Edgemere (8523 Thackery, Dallas) on Saturday, Jan 28th at 2:00 PM. A visitation will be held at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home (3125 N. Lamar – Austin) on Sunday Jan 29th from 3:00pm – 5:00 pm. A graveside service is planned on Monday, Jan 30th at 2:00 pm at Capital Parks Cemetery in Pflugerville, TX.