The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

July 1, 2014

Kathy Kusler

Published 7-2-14


Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — ENID — Funeral for Kathy Kusler, 56, will be 2 p.m. Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Hennessey Church of Christ, officiated by Paul Walvrood and Lanny Jobe. Burial will follow at Hennessey Cemetery under the direction of Cordry-Gritz Funeral Home, Hennessey.

Kathy was born in Oklahoma City on Aug. 24, 1957, to Richard and Jennie Lee Jones Wood and died Sunday, June 29, 2014, at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Enid.

She was a dedicated worker at nearly all the nursing homes in Enid, where she enjoyed helping elderly residents. She also worked at Cimarron Nursing Home in Kingfisher.

Kathy is survived by her life partner of 25 years, Randy Bridwell; two daughters, Tina Kusler of Crescent, and Sheila Wells of Enid; God blessed her with a special needs son, Bobby Kusler of Del City; her father, Richard Wood of Hennessey; her mother, Jennie Palazzola of Grove; four brothers, Richard Lee Wood, Robert Dean Wood and Michael Earl Wood, all of Hennessey, and Edward Allen Wood of El Reno; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild, who knew Randy as PaPa.

(Submitted by family)