Kathleen Ann Marsh, 66, of Niles

Published 7:48am Friday, January 3, 2014

Sept. 26, 1947 — Dec. 30, 2013

Kathleen Ann Marsh, age 66 years of Niles, Mich. died at 8:45 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Indiana following a brief illness.

She was born on Sept. 26, 1947 in Niles to LaVerne Bennett and Kathryn Mary (Kapp) Guyott. She was graduated from Niles High School in 1966 and has lived in Niles all of her life. She was employed at the former Simplicity Pattern Company plant in Niles for over twenty years, retiring in 1987.

Kathleen enjoyed visiting with family and friends, and had a remarkable memory for birthdates and anniversaries.

She was married on Jan. 23, 1971 in Niles to Bruce E. Marsh with whom she celebrated last year the forty-second anniversary of their wedding.

Surviving family includes her husband, Bruce Marsh and their sons, Todd Marsh and Corey Marsh, both of Niles; and Kathleen’s brother Tom (& Sharon) Guyott of Niles and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ben and Kathryn Guyott and by a sister, Sharon Reaves.

The funeral service for Kathleen Marsh will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 at Hope Community Church in Niles with the Rev. Ron Smith of Niles officiating. Committal will follow at Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles.

The family will receive relatives and friends on Sunday from 2 until 4 p.m. at the Halbritter Funeral Home in Niles. Contributions in memory of Kathleen may be made to Hope Community Church.


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