Kathaleen M. Gilliam, 72, passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2012. She was born in Lansing, Michigan.
Kathaleen was a retired Registered Nurse and former Nursing Instructor. She was an active medical missionary with the Diocese of Orlando in the Dominican Republic. She remained active in many nursing professional organizations.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, James; daughters, Rebecca (Kevin) Saunders and Mary (Kevin) Butenschoen; son, David Gilliam; and grandchildren, Alyse, Emily, Allison, Joshua, Benjamin and Kelly.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, December 1 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
Friends planning expressions of sympathy are asked to consider donations to Missions in the Dominican Republic, c/o Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 3780 S. Hwy. A1A, Melbourne Beach, 32951.
Brownlie - Maxwell Funeral Home and Crematory in Melbourne is serving the family. 231-723-2345 www.brownliemaxwell.com