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Kathryn L.Wessel

posted Jan 31, 2017, 6:07 AM by
Kathryn L. Wessel
Wessel, Kathryn L.,
Saginaw Twp., Michigan.
Loving wife, mother and nana passed away Monday, January 30, 2017 at Covenant HealthCare. Age 70 years. Daughter of the late Orville and Ella (Goodroe) O’Keefe, Kathryn was born October 7, 1946 in Detroit, Michigan. She was married to Thomas Wessel on November 26, 1966. He survives her. Kathryn was retired from the Midland Educational Services Agency. She was a member and volunteer at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Kathryn loved playing soccer and was a soccer coach at Dow High School. She was an avid golfer and loved to cook.
Surviving besides her husband Thomas are one son and one daughter, Scott Wessel, Saginaw Twp.; Holly and Steve Powell, Troy; three grandchildren, Olivia, Caroline and Jillian Powell; three sisters and two brothers, Margaret and Bill Conlee, Marilyn and Harry Ignatowski, Sarah Milliken, Leo and Linda O’Keefe and Tom and Jean O’Keefe; many nieces and nephews. Kathryn was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister, Nolan O’Keefe, Fran O’Keefe, David O’Keefe and Lee Crosby.
Funeral Liturgy will take place 10:00 a.m. Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1035 N. River Rd., Saginaw. Rev. Fr. David L. Parsch will officiate. Burial will take place in Midland City Cemetery. Friends may visit at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Rd. (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and at the church on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass. A Vigil Service will take place 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Those planning on an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Holy Spirit Catholic Church or the Lung Cancer Alliance, 1700 K. Street N.W. Suite 660, Washington D.C. 20006.