Montelo, Lorine L. (Kent), Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Sunday, September 7, 2014, at Covenant - Cooper. Age 89 years. Lorine L. Kent was born on April 10, 1925, in Lexington, KY, to the late Mort and Mabel (Southworth) Kent . Lorine earned her Bachelor’s degree at the University of Kentucky. She then received her Master’s degree in Education at Michigan State University. Prior to her retirement, Lorine was a teacher. She first taught in Phoenix , AZ for 10 years, then taught K-12 in the Saginaw Intermediate School system and at Central Junior High for over 30 years in Music and English. Lorine enjoyed being a private tutor for voice and piano lessons. Surviving are her two daughters and their spouses, Theresa (Kenneth) Chamberlain, Simi Valley, CA; Melody (Paul) Curry, Saginaw; five grandchildren, Yvette (Don) Syed; Joel, Micah, Julia, and Adam Curry; two great-grandchildren, Briana and Dylan Syed. Lorine was predeceased by her twin brother, John M. Kent. The Celebration of Lorine’s Life will be held on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Wakeman Funeral Home, Inc., 1218 N. Michigan Ave. Chaplain Paul Curry will officiate. Friends are welcome to visit with the family on Tuesday from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Her private entombment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum at a later date. Memories and sympathies of Lorine may be shared with the family on her memorial website at