Kay Marie Pepin, age 69, of Gladstone, passed away Friday morning, June 20, 2014, at the Christian Park Health Care Facility, in Escanaba, following her second battle with cancer.
Kay was born July 19, 1944, in Iron Mountain, MI, the daughter of Arthur and Leona (Branback) Starnes. She was raised in Randville, just outside of Iron Mountain, and attended the Channing and Sagola schools. Following school, Kay was united in marriage to Ronald Vanderlinden and together the couple made their home and raised their family on North Bluff, in Gladstone. Kay and Ron founded and established