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Catherine Frances Kininmonth "Kaye"

September 9, 1937 — December 18, 2023

Harlingen, Texas

Catherine Frances Kininmonth “Kaye” passed away Monday, December 18, 2023 at eighty-six years of age.  She was born to the late Paul Joseph and Faye Schmitz on September 9, 1937 in Dallas, Texas.

Kaye graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in education.  Kaye and her husband Warren Dale Kininmonth owned and operated WK Associates Advertising Agency in Harlingen, TX as well as The Graphics Center since 1978 until they retired 42 years later. Kaye was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, St. Anthony Catholic Church, the Gardening Club, the Chamber of Commerce, the Elks Lodge, the Festival Elks Lodge, and the Rotary Club.

Kaye met the love of her life in 1960 at a Republican Convention in Dallas, Texas and married her wonderful husband Warren Dale Kininmonth on August 12, 1961.

Kaye was an avid birder, loved gardening and playing bridge. She also played guitar at St Rita Catholic Church in Dallas, Texas. Her favorite song was Morning Has Broken by Cat Stevens. Kaye loved to travel with her husband Warren Dale Kininmonth.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul Joseph and Faye Schmitz; her husband, Warren Dale Kininmonth; her daughter, Kimberly Kaye Kininmonth; her sister, Faye Kelly; and her brother, Paul Schmitz.

Kaye is survived by her son, Warren Dale Kininmonth Jr. (Graciela) and son Robert Paul Kinimonth (Sheri); four grandchildren, Heather Kimberly Miotke (Jason), Jennifer Kayla Belock (Matt), Ryan Warner Kininmonth, Robert Paul Kininmonth; and one great granddaughter, Aubrey Reese Miotke.

A memorial service will take place on Friday, January 5, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. at Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home.

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Friday, January 5, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586


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