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Katherine L. Tanner

March 10, 1929 - June 26, 2017
Whitehall, MI



Saturday, July 1, 2017
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Clock Life Story Funeral Homes
Muskegon Location
1469 Peck St.
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 722-3721

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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Heartland Health Care Activity Fund
916 E. Lewis
Whitehall, MI 49461


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Chalet Floral
700 W. Hackley Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 755-1805
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Life Story / Obituary


Mrs. Katherine Laurel Tanner, age 88, passed away Monday, June 26, 2017. She was born in Jackson, Michigan on March 10, 1929 to Loris & LaVerne (Powers) Mendham. Ms. Tanner had been employed as a nurse's aide for Newaygo County Medical Facility for 21 years until retiring. Katherine lived in Zephyrhills for several years until coming back to Whitehall to be close to family. She enjoyed sewing and had fun entertaining which would include pantomime to various songs and dancing. She will be greatly missed.


Daughters, Susan Cribley of Whitehall, Vicki Arbogast of Hesperia, Diane (Richard Manie) Tanner of Holton, Annette (Randall) Cribley of Whitehall; son, Richard (Doris) Tanner of Whitehall; 15 grandchildren; many great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by sons, James & Michael; son-in-law, Kenneth Cribley; special cousin, Beverly Pletcher.


Saturday, July 1, 2017, 2:00 - 4:00 pm at Clock Funeral Home - Muskegon with a reception following. Interment in Ferry Township Cemetery. MEMORIAL: Heartland Health Care Activity Fund.