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Kathleen Marie Tripp, 61, of Midland, passed away at her home on June 25, 2020. She was born on November 13, 1958 to Ernest and Patricia (McGoff) Finney.


Kathleen enjoyed mowing and taking care of the lawn, going to the kid’s games, golf cart rides and camping.   She loved and cherished her grandchildren.


Kathleen is survived by her husband, Duane, children, Jason (Sara) Swift, Stacey (Warren) Thrush, Darryl Martin and Ashleigh (John) Hanson, and grandchildren, Bo, Danielle, Olyviah, Emmah, Dakota, Samantha, Erika, Cabe, Jozlyn. She is also survived by her sister Denise Shuler. She was predeceased by her brother Steve Finney.


A graveside service will be held at 1:30 pm on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Jerome Township Cemetery.


Smith-Miner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Tripp family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com.

Condolence Messages

  1. Emily A Beach

    02 July 2020 1 year ago

    R.I.P. Kathy. I hope she is at peace . Though I haven’t seen her a few years . I have a lot of memories with her at the baseball diamonds and the tournaments ( those were always fun). Kathy was always having fun. She loved all of you very much. . I am so very sorry for all of your loss and I am preying for each of you!

  2. Marietta Tripp

    30 June 2020 1 year ago

    you left us too soon. tell Debbie Hi! I know you two are reuniting. and having a ball! thank you for caring for my sister..RIP

  3. Harmony Beach

    30 June 2020 1 year ago

    Wow. I am so sorry for all of your loss. We have all been through so much together over the last 25 years. There were good times and challenging times. Kathy added love and excitement to every situation. She will live on in my heart and she will shine through each of you with the memories you remember and share. She loved you all. I’ll be praying for you guys.

  4. Roger & Gayla Haataja & family

    29 June 2020 1 year ago

    We were so very sorry to hear of your loss of your Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Sister. We will miss Kathy so much and I know she will be missed by many others. God bless you all through this very sad time.
    We send many Prayers, lots of Love & Hugs to you all. 🙏

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