Kathryn E. Norris
Formerly of Lansing, Michigan
Kathryn E. Norris was born to Gerald and Jaunell Norris on Sept. 17, 1962, the first of three girls. She unexpectedly passed away of a heart attack on March 23, 2014.
Kate attended Maple Valley Schools until her junior year in 1980. She transferred to and graduated from Charlotte High School.
Kate joined the U.S. Army in 1983 and was honorably discharged in 1987. On June 22, 1986, Christina Ann Norris arrived and was the light of her mother's life. On September 19, 1988, she opened the first of four Mancino's with her family. She helped with these stores until they closed in 2006.
Kate has been living with her life partner, Vivian Shelton, and working at Life Source in Chicago, IL. She leaves behind her partner, Vivian; daughter, Christina Ann, and her fiancé, Raymond Flores; mother, Jaunell Norris; sisters, Jacqueline Norris and Christine (Bill) Armstrong; and niece, Jamie Norris, and her children, Natalie and Chloe. Kate always had a large circle of friends and family. She will be greatly missed.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 900 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48912. The family will receive friends for visitation on Friday, March 28, 2014 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the Lansing Chapel.
The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.grlansing.com
Published by Lansing State Journal from Mar. 27 to Mar. 28, 2014.