Catherine Ann Blake

Tawas City, Michigan
May 11, 1955 - July 11, 2010

Visitations

Wednesday, July 14, 2010
2 -4 & 6 - 8PM at the Buresh & Kobs Funeral Home in Tawas City, Michigan

Service Location

416 Whittemore Street, Tawas City, MI 48763

Services

Thursday, July 15, 2010
11:00 AM at the Buresh & Kobs Funeral Home in Tawas City, Michigan

Obituary Notice

Catherine Ann Blake, of Tawas City, formerly of Saginaw, passed away on Sunday July 11, 2010 at Saginaw St. Mary’s Hospital, age 55. Catherine was born on May 11, 1955 in Saginaw to Floyd F. and Marie M. (nee Kushner) Kraszewski. She graduated from St. Peter and Paul High School in Saginaw in 1973. Just after high school graduation, she went to work for At&T in Saginaw where she worked as an Information Operator. Catherine was also the Vice President of the Communications Workers Association (C.W.A.) Local #4108. She remained employed through AT&T for 30 years, retiring in 2002. Among her many interests in lfe, Catherine truly loved her flower gardening, fishing, traveling, and watching the Detroit Red Wings. She was an active member of the Tawas FOE Eagles #2855 and the Tawas Moose Lodge #2400. Catherine is survived by her mother, Marie M. Kraszewski of East Tawas, father Floyd F. Kraszewski, her husband Larry, to whom she married on February 27, 1997; three children, Danielle Medina of Saginaw, Raymond Brady of Saginaw, and Trevor Pierson of Whittemore-Prescott; 5 grandchildren, Madison, Michael, Raymond, Allison, and Evan; 1 brother, Mark (Kimberle) Kraszewski of Cadillac; 2 nephews, Brandon and Christopher Kraszewski; many aunts, uncles, several cousins, and her beloved pet Dachshund dog, Sasha. She is preceded in death by a young brother, Ricky; and her Grandma Bird and Grandma Kushner. Her funeral services will be on Thursday July 15, 2010 at 11:00 AM at the Buresh and Kobs Funeral Home in Tawas City. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM with a scripture service being prayed at 7:00 PM. Per her wishes, cremation will take place after the funeral. Memorial contributions may be made to the Huron Hockey Association. An on line guest registry is available at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements were handled by the Buresh and Kobs Funeral Home in Tawas City.

Memorials

Tawas Huron Hockey Association

Condolences

Larry & family
I am very sorry about the loss of Cathy. She was a very caring person and a great friend. I am sorry that we never kept in contact for the last few years. She will be missed. If there is anything I can do plese do not hesitate to call.
— Carol Wolfgram
We are so deeply sorry for Cathys untimely death and share in the grief with her family. Such a beautiful lady was taken from us but she is in God's kingdom now and she will be so well taken care of. God Bless~~~~~~
— Dennis & Debbie Furlo
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers and with you and your family.
— Bob Brubaker
so sorry to hear larry take care of yourself
— sharon kochenderfer
Floyd and Marie
So sorry to hear of your loss....thinking of you during this tough time
— Sue Volk
Know that Cathy and her family have been in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
— kevin and margie dicho
Know that Cathy and her family have been in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
— kevin and margie dicho
Cathy when we spoke on Saturday, I made plans to come to Tawas to visit you upon your release from the hosital. I will always remember the last five words you said to me as we said goodbye...I love you too, Mark. Those words are the best gift I have ever recieved. I will keep my promise to you and come to visit you someday. For now, I will keep your gift to me close to my heart forever. I love you and miss you.
— Mark Kraszewski
I am so sorry to hear of Cathy's passing. My prayers are with you and your family. I worked with Cathy for many years at the CWA.
— Rose Arraut-Miller
Aunt Cathy I am gonna miss you i am thankful that i got to see you for christmas. take care of yourself up there keep a spot on the couch warm for me for when i get there and ill come to visit you when i arrive until then i will hold you dear in my heart and try to live my life the way you would be proud of. you meant alot to me and i wish i would have spent more time with you in the past recent months. thank you to everyone for your prayers and blessings for our family. and we send out prayers to yours as well.
— Brandon Kraszewski
So shocked that Cathy has left us. I worked with Cathy for a few years at the telephone company. My prayers are with you and your family.
— Rose Lea-Butterworth
Dani, Madi and family, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I will pray for your healing. Remember the good times and know she is in a peaceful place.
— Michele Medina
Larry, I am so sorry to hear of Cathys passing. Know that I'm thinking of you in these difficult times.
— Marcia Lesinski
Larry and family. I am sorry to hear about Cathy. I worked with her in the Cash dept at Ameritech. She was a good friend. I will miss her.
— Sue George
Beth - These photos are suntning!What a perfect reminder of a such a wonderful day, Amanda looks so beautiful and Justin looks great in his kilt.Glad we were there to share in their happiness.September 28, 2010 12:33 am
— Luis
We are so deeply sorry for Cathys untimely death and share in the grief with her family. Such a beautiful lady was taken from us but she is in God's kingdom now and she will be so well taken care of. God Bless~~~~~~
— Dennis & Debbie Furlo

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