Truman M. Abram, 83, of Prairie Village, KS passed away peacefully on November 16, 2018.  He was born on June 23, 1935 to Truman and Isabelle Abram of Richfield, MN.  In 1953, after graduating from high school, he entered the Air Force where he moved to Kansas City to be a radar operator at the Olathe Air Force Station.  While attending the last USO dance of the season, he was introduced to the love of his life, Catherine Mohr.  They were married on February 23, 1957 at St. Elizabeth Church in Kansas City, MO during an ice storm.  As his family grew, he attended the University of Kansas City (now UMKC) and graduated with a BS in Accounting.  He earned his CPA while working for Haskins & Sells.  He later worked for Interstate Brands, CenCor, and LaPetite Academy.

In retirement, he enjoyed his vacation home at Table Rock Lake and Canadian fly-in fishing trips with his family and friends. He would travel any distance to attend his grandchildren’s events whether they were in Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, North Carolina or Virginia. He also enjoyed volunteering at Bishop Miege High School and at St Ann Church.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Catherine.  He leaves behind his seven children—Larry (Lisa), Lisa (Rick) Desko, Karen (Mike) Denning, Linda (Greg) Smart, Paul (Janell), Susan (Mac) Taylor, and Brian (Anna), twenty grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.  He also leaves behind his sister, Delores (Al) Toney, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many close friends.

Visitation will be at St. Ann Church, 7231 Mission Rd, Prairie Village, KS 66208 on Tuesday, November 20, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm where the rosary will be said at 5:00.

Funeral will be at the church on Wednesday, November 21 at 10:00 am, followed by burial at Resurrection Cemetery, 8321 Quivira Rd, Lenexa.  A luncheon will be held at St. Ann Church after the burial.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Ann Church Endowment Fund. The family wants to thank the caregivers at Kansas City Hospice House for their exceptional care and compassion. Assistance by Funeral Advocates, LLC


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