Catherine E. Fales

Catherine E. Fales

 Catherine E. Fales of Gobles, passed away December 31, 2013 at Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo.

She was born February 5, 1943 in Kalamazoo to Daniel and Barbara (Drake) Bromley.  Cathy graduated from Gull Lake High School and attended Michigan State University where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education. She was a teacher for 2 years at Glerum Elementary School in Holland, MI, and then worked several years as a personnel assistant at FMB Bank until her retirement in 1998.

Cathy loved being at home with her family, collecting recipes, baking cookies, crafts, flower gardening, and watching birds. On April 9, 1966 she married Leon Fales who survives, they re-married on May 25, 1996.

Also surviving are her daughters, Cindy Head of Kalamazoo, Kimberly Morse of Hamilton and Wendy Prange of Martin; five grandchildren, Ben, Dustin, Jack, Rachel and Cambri; a soon to be born great-grandson, Braxton; three brothers, Bill (Luella) Bromley of Delton, Steve (Barb) Bromley of Lexington, KY and Jim (Sue) Bromley of Hemet, CA and several nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death are her parents.

Friends may meet with her family at Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, MI on Friday, January 3, 2014 from 10am until the time of the funeral at 11am, Pastor Jeff Worden officiating. Burial will follow at Earl Cemetery, Kendall.

Contributions in memory of Cathy may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com

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