Eskridge-Katsuyo “Kay” Ginter 70, passed away Friday, December 6, 2013 at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka.
She was born July 31, 1943 at Sasebo, Japan, the daughter of Tatsuji and Shitshu Ishida. Kay grew up in Japan and graduated from high school there. She was a daycare provider in her home at Eskridge for many years.
On January 5, 1970 she was united in marriage to Harold “Bud” Ginter in Tokyo. He preceded her in death on October 1, 1982.
Survivors include her son, Rick Ginter, Olpe; four sisters, Yoshiko Smith, in Virginia, Masayo Engel, in WI, Michiko Inoue, Saitama, Japan and Hideko Tamaru, Sasebo Japan; two grandchildren, Trevin Ginter and Shaylee Ginter, Olpe.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 A.M. Friday, December 13, 2013 at the Dover Federated Church. Interment will be in the Dover Cemetery. Mrs. Ginter will lie in state from 6:00 until 7:30 Thursday, December 12, 2013 at Piper Funeral Chapel of Eskridge, 201 E 2nd Ave. Memorial contributions may be made to Mazie’s Pool and sent in care of Piper Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 1, Eskridge, Kansas 66423. Online condolences may be sent to www.piperfuneralhome.com.