Anna L. Kay, 85, of Bradenton, passed away March 20, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, of 50 years, Ivan G. Kay. Born January 31, 1931, in Goodland, Indiana, she was a daughter of the late Donald and Margaret Cox. She was also preceded in death by her son in 1998, Ronald Kay; three brothers, Clarence, Vernon, and George Cox; and her sister, Margery Pass. She was a devoted wife and mother, to her family and touched the heart of everyone who met her. Mrs. Kay crocheted and knitted care packages to send to the troops abroad and to the Daily Bread and the Christian Coalition. She and her husband Ivan were members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 81. She was honored with the volunteer of the year award from R.H. Prine Elementary, where she taught reading to a 2nd grade special education class. She was a longtime member of the Bridge Church and had a powerful Christian faith. Survivors include her son, Robert Kay, of Bradenton; her daughter, Susan (Tim) Muldoon, of Bradenton; daughter-in-law, Shelia Kay, of TX; grandchildren, Della Kay, of OK, Veronica (Jeh) Holsembach, of TX, Liana Kay, of MS, Joshua Muldoon, of Bradenton, and several great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to Our Daily Bread, 710 18th Ave West, Bradenton, FL 34205, or One Stop 701 17th Ave. West, Bradenton, FL 34205. A memorial service will be conducted at 1pm on Sat. April 2, 2016, at the Bridge Church; 4000 75th St. West, Bradenton, FL 34209. Inurnment will take place in Manasota Memorial Park. Manasota Memorial Park and Funeral Home is assisting the family. Please visit ManasotaMemorial.com.
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Mar. 27, 2016