Kay F. Alko, age 84, formerly of Perkins, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 27, 2020.
Kay was born February 15, 1936, in Gladstone, MI, the daughter of Roy and Blanche (Pettit) Burroughs. Kay completed schooling and graduated in the Gladstone High School class of 1954. In 1960, Kay was united in marriage to her late husband, Richard Alko, and together they shared many wonderful years together. They resided in Perkins, MI, for most of their married life. Kay worked in housekeeping at St. Francis Hospital for almost 30 years. Kay was a devoted member of the Memorial United Methodist Church of Gladstone. Kay will be deeply missed by so many.
Kay is survived by her daughters, Mary Jo (Lloyd) Matson and Carol (Octave) Limbask, brother Richard (Sue) Burroughs of Escanaba, MI, 11 grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Kay is preceded in death by her husband Richard Alko, her parents, sister Helen Snowaert, brother Jack Burroughs, and nieces Janet Arbour and Judy Olson.
The Alko family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Memorial United Methodist Church in Gladstone. Following visiting hours, a funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM.
Everyone attending is asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing guidelines.
The Alko family is being assisted by the Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County.