Kathryn B. Newhouse, age 96, of Escanaba, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba.
Kathryn was born August 29, 1924, in Ladysmith, Wisconsin, the daughter of Hazel and Lorraine Willis (Bergevin). She was raised in Gladstone and was a graduate of Gladstone High School. Kathryn was united in marriage to the late Robert Newhouse at All Saints Church in Gladstone, and together they spent many years of wonderful memories. Kathryn loved to play guitar and sing with her friends. She also enjoyed reading, and beading. She even taught beading in Florida, where she and Robert spent 30 years wintering, always returning to their family cottage on Stoner Lake during the summer months. She will be deeply missed by so many.
Kathryn is survived by:
Sons: Gerald (Sandra) Newhouse, Michael (Cindy) Newhouse, Ronald (Loveta Calhoun) Newhouse, and Robert James Newhouse
Sister: Patricia Cotter
Grandchildren: Gerald Jr. (Christine) Newhouse, Lisa (Keith Russotto) Marenger, Rachel, Jacob (Becky) Newhouse, Aaron Newhouse, Justin Newhouse, Robert (Jacklyn Cuellar) Newhouse, and Carly (Alex) Nahrwold
Also surviving are 12 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Kathryn is preceded in death by her late husband Robert Newhouse, her parents, and her brothers John “Jack”, Robert, and Thomas Willis.
The family would like to extend a thank-you to the staff of Bishop Noa Home for the amazing care they provided to Kathryn.
Graveside services honoring Kathryn will be held at the convenience of the family, and Kathryn will be laid to rest in Gardens Of Rest Cemetery in Wells, MI.