Kathryn A. Casky

    Kathryn “Kay” Ann (Thorson) Casky, of Kalamazoo, born Aug. 15, 1942, passed away suddenly,  May 5, 2019, while running the 40th Borgess 10k.
    She was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Ellen Machan;  brother-in-law, Wayne; and her parents.
    Kay is survived by her partner, Laurie Young; sons, Michael (Meghann) and William (Cori);  step-daughter, Whitney Grant (Brock); brother, Ronnie; niece, Cheryl Anderson; nephew, Warren Machan; and grandchildren, Rachael, Deven and Finn.
     All are welcome to participate in a garlic mustard pull at Parkview Hills, Kalamazoo,  Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m. to noon. They will gather at 4205 Lake Terrace Drive, Kalamazoo. A memorial service and visitation will follow at 1 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 345 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo.
    Visit Kay’s personal memory page at: www.BetzlerFuneralHome.com, to archive a favorite memory or photo and sign her guestbook.
    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor, AATH.org (220 East State St., Floor G, Rockford, IL, 61104), or Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy, swmlc.org (8395 East Main St., Galesburg, MI, 49053).
    Arrangements by Betzler Life Story Funeral Home, 6080 Stadium Dr., Kalamazoo, MI, 49009, (269) 375-2900.


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