Visitation: Friday, November 15, 2019 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at the Schipper Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the St. Johns Lutheran Church 1108 E Lafayette St, Sturgis, MI 49091
Katherine (Kay) Meek age 79 of Sturgis passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo.
Kay was born December 31, 1939 in Battle Creek a daughter to the late Oliver A. and Opal K. (Blowers) Parlin.
Kay had lived all of her life in St. Joseph County, graduating from Colon High School with the Class of 1958.
On March 5, 1983 she married Clinton Meek in Sturgis.
Kay had worked 18 years for Ross Laboratories, retiring in 1998.
She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sturgis, and had enjoyed traveling, camping and the out of doors.
She is survived by her husband Clint Meek of Sturgis, 3 sons; Bradley (Cathy) Norris of Leonidas, Timothy (Karen) Norris of Colon and Shane (Lisa) Norris of Fulton, daughter-in law, Robin Norris of Burr Oak, Step-children; Toni Suckey of Sturgis, Tonya (Neil) Farling of Edwardsburg, Theresa Meek of Port Orchard, WA, 11 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, 4 step grandchildren, several step great grandchild, 2 brother Ralph (Shirley) Parlin of Leonidas and Gary Parlin of Sarasota, FL and several nieces and nephews.
Kay was preceded in death by a son Lynn Norris, brother Oliver Parlin Jr. and grandson Steven M. Norris.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Friday, from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. at the Schipper Funeral Home LTD. in Colon. Funeral services will be Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. from St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sturgis with Rev. Darin Warnecke officiating. Cremation will follow with entombment of ashes at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, MI. If desired memorials may be made in memory of Kay to the West Michigan Cancer Center, 200 N. Park St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007 or St. John’s Lutheran Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at Schipperfuneralhome.com.