Kathy Sue Battle aged 64 of Ionia passed away May 4, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 1, 1956 in Ionia the daughter of Owen and Alice (Shattuck) Dulek.
Kathy fought hard and never gave up for 2 ½ years of battling cancer. Because of her strong faith, she is now pain free and rejoicing with the Lord.
She is survived by her partner George (Doc) Casey of Ionia. Children; Gregg (Kathy) Mahlich of Ionia, Craig (Laura) Mahlich of Six Lakes and Angela Mahlich of Orleans. Grandchildren; Brandon (Karen) Mahlich, Cameron and McKayla Mahlich all of Ionia, PFC Dayoni Mahlich of Fort Benning Georgia, Esha (Michael) MacDonald of Farmington Hills, Nikota Howe of Sheridan and Jordan Stephens of Newaygo. Great grandchildren; Liam, Landon and Luna Mahlich. Sister; Robin (Pete) Louria of Ionia. Brothers; Andy Dulek of Fenwick, Ken (Bobbi) Dulek of Belding and Lloyd Dulek of Ionia and several nieces and nephews.
Kathy was preceded in death by her parents and sister Karen Matthews.
Cremation has taken place and there will be a celebration of life held at a later date.
Because of Kathy's love for animals, especially cats, memorial contributions may be made to the Ionia County Animal Shelter.
Arrangements in care of Lake Funeral Home in Ionia. Online condolences may be made at www.lakefuneralhomes.com