Kathi J. Wilson
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Kathi J. Wilson, 52, Lafayette, formerly of Brook, passed away at 1:45 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at her residence, after a lengthy illness.
Born on October 28, 1960, in Lafayette, to Tom and Kay Anderson. She attended South Newton High School, Kentland, and graduated in 1979. She also attended Ball State, Muncie, and graduated in 1983. She earned her Master's from Purdue University. She married Michael D. Wilson, on September 3, 1983, in Brook, he survives.
She was a elementary counselor at South Newton Elementary School, Kentland, for 12 years. She also attended Faith Church and was part of the Indiana School Counselor's Association.
She enjoyed traveling, gardening, landscaping, her grandkids and her kids at school.
Along with her husband, she is survived by, 2 daughters, Valeri N. (Companion, John Marinakis) Wilson, Washington, Ill. and Kristi B. Wilson, Jersey City, N.J. She is also survived by her parents in Brook; 1 sister, Kim (Husband, Steven) Wilson, Brook; and 2 grandchildren, Kingston K. and Madelyn N. Marinakis.
She is preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Charles and Ardis Fenwick; and paternal grandfather, Leonard Anderson.
Visitation will be at Brook United Methodist Church, Brook, from 4-7 p.m. (CST) Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. Services will be at Brook United Methodist Church, Brook, at 11 a.m. (CST) Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, with Rev. John Huff and Steve Biars officiating. Internment to follow at Riverside Cemetery, Brook. At Kathi's request, please wear bright colors, no black please.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kathi Wilson Fund. Gerts Funeral Home, Brook, in charge of arrangements.
Published in the Journal & Courier from Feb. 22 to Feb. 24, 2013