In loving memory of

Kay Church
June 12, 1942 - July 23, 2020

MUSCATINE, Iowa - KayLynn Church, 78, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2020, at her home.

Visitation will be held from 5 until 8 p.m. on Monday, July 27, 2020, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Unity Point Hospice or Riding For Success. Online condolences may be made at

Kay was born on June 12, 1942, in Muscatine, the daughter of Lysle and Madeline Johnson Ray. She married David Church on August 5, 1962, in Muscatine.

She enjoyed crossword puzzles, and spending time with her family. She was an avid Elvis, Chicago Cubs, Iowa Hawkeyes, and Hayden Fry fan.

Kay is survived by her husband, David Church of Muscatine; her children, Michael Church and wife, Jill, and Cindy Hermann and husband, Randy, all of Muscatine; four grandchildren, Ian, Sam, Allison Church, and Emily Bunn, all of Muscatine; one sister, Cindy Toborg and husband, Ted, of Joy, Illinois; many brother and sisters-in-law; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.


Ron & Kay Horton wrote on Aug 3, 2020:

"Dave & Family, So sorry to hear about Kay's passing. She was a very special person & know you all miss her very much. Our thoughts are with you all. Ron & Kay Horton"

john & Sherri Manjoine wrote on Aug 3, 2020:

"So very sorry for the loss of Kay. So very sorry for your loss Dave and family. John and sherri manjoine John and Sherri Manjoine"

Bryan Fessler wrote on Jul 29, 2020:

"Thinking of you during this difficult time. "

Jack Wilson wrote on Jul 28, 2020:

"Dave,Sorry for your families loss. Kay was a good classmate,"

Jerry Custer wrote on Jul 28, 2020:

"Dave & family-So sorry for your loss. Jerry & Deb Custer"

Cory wrote on Jul 28, 2020:

"Aunt Kay always made me smile. She was really a joy to be around. I remember her love of Hayden Fry and the Iowa Hawkeyes. Just the sweetest person and she will be terribly missed."

Gene and Carla Paxton wrote on Jul 27, 2020:

"Dave,Mike and all of the Church family.we are so sorry or your families loss. Kay was always a pleasure to see and to visit with!"

Dennis Schroeder wrote on Jul 27, 2020:

"Dave, very sorry to hear of KayLynn's passing. You and she were always fun to be with during our basketball days. Kay and Diane were best buds for many years. Remember their hazardous trip to Webster City during the J.C. state tournament. "

Bill wrote on Jul 26, 2020:

"So sorry for your loss. Kathy & Bill Albright"

Colin Hagerty wrote on Jul 26, 2020:

"Dave - we are so sorry for your loss.l and will be thinking about you during this difficult time - Colin & Saige Hagerty "

George Tibbetts wrote on Jul 26, 2020:

"Dave- So sorry to hear about Kay - Have many fond memories how she took care of us in the GPC days - George Tibbetts"

Grace Steckman wrote on Jul 25, 2020:

"Dear Dave & family, I am sadden to hear of Kay's passing. I remember her as a fun person to be around. I pray God is comforting you and will bring to mind many happy memories helping you to smile through your tears. Love, Grace Tisor Steckman"

Sherry Boynton wrote on Jul 25, 2020:

"Dear Dave and family, So sorry to hear of Kays passing. I will never forget my good times with Kay and our arguing over who Hayden liked best. I have such good memories of her. She will be so missed. Thinking of all of you at this time. Sherry and Mike Boynton"