Katie Klasson Bio

Katie Klassen - Finance Manager

Katie Klassen - St. JamesKatie Klassen grew up in a large Catholic family – a home full of lots of love, family and faith. Along with strong Catholic family and community, she had wonderful pastors growing up and had 13 years of Catholic education.  She is a graduate of NWMSU.

She is from the Kansas City metro area and has been active in parishes throughout her life.  She was born into Holy Trinity Parish in the Northeast area of Kansas City.  When it closed, she and her family became members of St. Raphael’s Parish in Gracemore.  When that parish closed they became members of St. James - Liberty.

Over the years, she has served her parishes through many ministries: Parish Council, Finance, and Stewardship committees; Lector, Eucharistic Minister, sacristan, choir; Fund raisers, clothing drives, food pantry, food kitchen, Youth and Prayer Shawl ministries; Mission trips to Guatemala.

Katie joined the St. James staff as Finance Manager. in fall of 2011.  She was a Buyer with Mercantile Stores for 14 years and a General Manager /Buyer for a Hallmark chain for 9 years.  She took time to be with her Mom for a few years before stepping into her role at St. James.

Katie has been married 27 years and they have two children who have 15 years of Catholic education and are both currently attending her alma mater NWMSU.

Contact Katie - 816-781-4343  x220