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Kathleen Kay (Plantz) King, 67, Twelve Mile, passed away Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in her residence surrounded by her family.
Born Oct. 14, 1950, in Rochester, she was the daughter to the late Robert and Alyce (Sheane) Plantz. On March 22, 1970, in the Fulton Baptist Temple, she married Arthur L. King, who survives.
Kathleen was a homemaker. She was a 1968 graduate of Kewanna High School and a 10-year Fulton County 4-H member and a 25-year 4-H Club leader. She enjoyed cooking, quilting and spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving along with her husband Arthur are two daughters, Karin (Rob Berger) King, Michigan City; Debra (Karl) Galey, Lawrenceburg; two sons, Steven A. King, Twelve Mile, and Michael (Jennifer Willis) King, St. John; five grandchildren, Kaylan, Alyson and Maegan Galey, Gaven and Bennett King; siblings, Fred Plantz, Susan Sheane and Karen Field; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Don Plantz; one nephew, Danny Scales; and father-in-law, Lyman King.
A gathering of family and friends will be 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, in the Metea Baptist Church. Burial will be at a later date in the Fulton Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Metea Baptist Church.
The King family has entrusted Gundrum Funeral Home and Crematory with arrangements. You may sign the guestbook and send online condolences at www.gundrumcares.com
Published on December 5, 2017
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