Style Kate Spade's funeral to be held in birthplace of Kansas City

06:15  20 june  2018
06:15  20 june  2018 Source:   ap.org

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— A funeral will be held for fashion designer Kate Spade this week in Kansas City , where she was born. The Kansas City Star reports that services for Spade are planned for 3 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Church.

KANSAS CITY , Mo. (AP) — A funeral will be held for fashion designer Kate Spade this week in Kansas City , where she was born. The Kansas City Star reports that services for Spade are planned for 3 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Per.

FILE - In this May 13, 2004 file photo, the late designer Kate Spade poses with shoes from her next collection in New York. The funeral for Spade will be held on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Church in Kansas City, Mo. Spade was found dead by suicide on June 5 in her New York City home. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this May 13, 2004 file photo, the late designer Kate Spade poses with shoes from her next collection in New York. The funeral for Spade will be held on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Church in Kansas City, Mo. Spade was found dead by suicide on June 5 in her New York City home. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A funeral will be held for fashion designer Kate Spade this week in Kansas City, where she was born.

The Kansas City Star reports that services for Spade are planned for 3 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Church. Her father, Frank Brosnahan, says it's the same church where Spade's grandparents wed.

Spade was found dead by suicide on June 5 in her New York City home. She was 55 and had a teenage daughter and husband.

Spade was working as an accessories editor at Mademoiselle magazine when she launched her company with husband Andy Spade in 1993.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for donations to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals or a Kansas City animal shelter.

Why You'll See New Kate Spade Designs Months After Her Death .
<p>She apparently left quite a bit of work behind.&nbsp;</p>Immediately following Kate Spade's untimely death by suicide at the age of 55, almost all of the her last designs for her most recent venture, Frances Valentine, sold out.

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