Durn, Kathleen M., Saginaw, Michigan


Beloved mother and grandmother passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at Luther Manor in Saginaw, Michigan. Age 86 years. The daughter of the late David and Lydia (Shaffer) Mertz, Kathleen was born on September 22, 1927 in Saginaw, Michigan. Kathleen married Marlowe W. Durn on October 4, 1947. He predeceased her on March 14, 2006. She retired in 1995 from the former Saginaw General Hospital after 38 years of employment. Surviving are four children, Marlowe W. (Kimberly) Durn, II; Saginaw; Kathleen Maltos, Cumming, Georgia; Sue (Mark) Porath, Saginaw and Brenda (Phillip) Yockey, Saginaw; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; a sister, Donna (Edward) Trombley, a sister-in-law, Gloria Chadwick. Kathleen was preceded in death by a grandson. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the staff of Luther Manor for their loving and compassionate care towards Kathleen. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at noon at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Pastor Julie Bailey will officiate with entombment to follow in Oakwood Mausoleum. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Luther Manor or Hospice of Michigan. www.snowfuneralhome.net