Kay Marie Edington, age 80, of Flat Rock, passed away Saturday evening, November 3, 2018, at the Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers.
Kay was born in Perronville to Herbert Nick and Laura Helen (Foster) Hoes. Due to her father’s untimely death, Kay’s mother remarried Fred Marenger and together the couple raised Kay and her siblings in Flat Rock.
Kay was a member of Holy Name High School’s first graduating class of 1957. She went on to receive her certificate of business from Ferris State University and spent several years residing in Grand Rapids.
Kay eventually returned to Flat Rock where she made her home, raised her family and has since resided before moving to Pinecrest in recent years.
She was a member of Holy Family Church in Flat Rock as well as a member of the Flat Rock Senior Citizens group. Kay loved to play bingo, drive her friends to the casino and was family famous for knitting her one of a kind baby sweaters.
Kay was preceded in death by her parents; Herbert Hoes, Laura and Fred Marenger, brother; Wesley Hoes
She is survived by:
Sons: Walter (Louise) Edington and Michael Edington
Daughter: Robin (Jack) Vanenkevort
Sisters: Jean Lancour and Gail (Wayne) Johnson
Also surviving are Kay’s grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Kay’s family will receive friends on Thursday, from 2:00PM to 4:00PM, at the Skradski Family Funeral Home in Escanaba. Mass of Christian Burial will follow, at 5:00PM, at Holy Family Church in Flat Rock, with Rev. Fr. Brian Gerber officiating. Luncheon will follow in the Holy Family Parish Hall. Kay will be laid to rest on Friday, at 10:00AM, at the Escanaba Township Cemetery (Flat Rock). In lieu of flowers, contributions in Kay’s name may be directed to Bay Cliff Health Camp or St. Vincent de Paul Society. Envelopes will be available at the Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County.