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Katherine A. Moore, 69, of Midland, passed away on August 29, 2019. She was born on September 10, 1949, but will be 34 forever. The former Katherine Steinka is the daughter of the late Arthur and Anna (Steinke) Steinka.

Katherine attended Midland Public Schools graduating from Midland High in 1969. After graduating Kathy worked at Town & Country and Midland Hospital as a nursing aid, her second love. During that time, she re-met the love of her life, Jack. They married on November 25, 1972 at Homer United Methodist Church. She and Jack renewed their vows 11-25-15. Kathy lost the love of her life Jack in 2017.

At an early age she started what would be a life time of loving children, and became a sitter of several family’s precious children. For 19 years Kathy had a licensed daycare home before continuing her education and entering the health care field working for Midland Internal Medicine. “Thank you Dr. Nadolski.” She became a Certified Medical Assistant. She loved working with all the people.

Most of all she loved animals, especially her cat Lucy and feeding the sea gulls on winter breaks in Panama City Beach, FL.

Katherine is survived by her very special children, Jack (Tracy) Moore, Guy (Linda) Moore, Tracey (Steve) Howard, daughter in law Lori Moore and a very special like daughter and her family Sheryl (Dean) Fick. These parents gave Kathy several grandchildren including, Nathaniel, Zachary, Jason and Amanda. She wants to include Amber, Emily, Hannah and Sarah and very special Shannon, Sean, Shane and Sam Fick and 3 great grandchildren. Also surviving is her very dear sister, Bertha (Arthur) Beck and brothers, Arthur (Joan) Steinka, William (Bunny) Steinka, and very special sister-in-law Sue and Jerry Hanson. Many Nieces and nephews she loved dearly, “Thank you Mike Beck and John Schwartz.”

She cherished her friends and want to thank them for the trusted care and prayers and loving talks and hugs. Diane, Robin, Shelly, Mike, Sheryl and Pastor Luke. From the very bottom of my heart, Thank you!

In memory of me, think of a moment of the goodness in life that “he” has given us and the love of family and then smile. Thank you All for being a part of my life.

Preceding her are her parents, Arthur and Anna Steinka, a very dear mother and father in law, Nina and Rollin Lambert, a brother, Larry and grandparents, Aunts and Uncles.

A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 11:00 am at Homer United Methodist Church with Pastor Luke Hansen and Pastor Beth Hanson officiating. Friends may visit with the family from 10:00 am until the time of service.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Homer Township Fire Department or Homer United Methodist Church.

On Line condolences may be left at smithminer.com.

Condolence Messages

  1. Frank & Cathy Littlejohn

    03 September 2019 2 months ago

    Just learned of Kathy’s passing. Truly a special lady. So sorry we lost touch over the years.
    Enjoyed the years we were neighbors and friends. Condolences to all family members. A lovely
    woman who will be missed.

  2. Henry & Yvonne Johnson

    02 September 2019 2 months ago

    May your memories comfort you & your family at this time. Unfortunately we aren’t able to attend at this time. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. Lori and Al

    31 August 2019 2 months ago

    Kathy was a very special lady, kind and courageous and fought hard against the cancer for so long. Rest in peace , you will be missed. Love you, Lori and Al

  4. Grady McMichael

    31 August 2019 2 months ago

    So sorry for your loss

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