January 22, 1961 - July 12, 2003
Kathy departed this life on July 12, 2003. She was born January 22, 1961 in Red Lodge, Montana to Gene and Emily Makela. Kathy graduated from Edison High School in Tulsa in 1979 and earned her nursing degree at the University of Tulsa where she was a member of Phi Mu Sorority. Kathy served in the Air Force and was stationed at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. She dedicated her life to helping others through her choice of nursing as a career. She was especially proud of having been an LPN instructor at Tulsa Tech for much of her career. Kathy married Scott Beeman on July 22,1989. Scott’s children, Cody age 20 and Calen age 17 became “their” children. Together Scott and Kathy had two wonderful children, Ryan age 11 and Emily age 8 who were the center of her very existence.A high school trek to Philmont Boy Ranch cemented her love of the outdoors and led to her sevice as a Ranger at Philmont for several years and her recent service on the Philmont Staff Association. Kathy’s love of beauty in all forms, music, laughter and sense of fun graced the lives of all who have known her. Funeral service, 12:30 P.M., Tuesday, July 15 at Floral Haven’s Funeral Home Chapel. Survived By: She is survived by her husband Scott, her children Cody, Calen, Ryan and Emily, parents Gene and Emily Makela, mother and father-in-law Emmett and Shirley Beeman, sister Ann Makela Schneider(Kelly), brother Matt Makela(Michelle), and her nieces and nephews Meredith and Alex Schneider, Jason and Hannah Makela.
Kathy departed this life on July 12, 2003. She was born January 22, 1961 in Red Lodge, Montana to Gene and Emily Makela. Kathy graduated from Edison High School in Tulsa in 1979 and earned her nursing degree at the University of Tulsa where... View Obituary & Service Information
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