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1934 Kay 2020

Kay Kerst

January 2, 1934 — October 31, 2020

Glendale, Arizona

Kay Suzette Kerst, age 86 of Glendale, Arizona, died on Saturday, October 31, 2020, in her comfortable group home in Glendale.  She was born January 2, 1934, the elder daughter of Martin L. and Grace A. Kerst.

Kay and Adeline Thalacker Kerst shared birthdays and often celebrated them together.

Kay graduated from Westfield High School in 1952.  After attending Milwaukee Downer College, Kay worked in Milwaukee and, later, in San Mateo, California.  She retired to her home in Sun City, Arizona.

Kay enjoyed travel in Europe, delightful summers on Martha's Vineyard, and summertime at her family's cottage on Wood Lake, Town of Springfield, Wisconsin.  Kay was an avid dog lover and baseball fan.

She leaves a sister, Karlene Schwartz; brother-in-law Lowell Schwartz and many precious neighbors at her home of 26 years at The Heritage and friends at her beloved American Lutheran Church, both located in Sun City, Arizona.

Kay will be buried beside her parents and a baby sibling in the Westfield East Cemetery.  No service will be held.

Memorials may be donated to Marquette County Historical Society, P.O. Box 172, Westfield, Wisconsin, 53964.

Please take a moment to view the online Tribute Wall.  Send your condolences or share a memory of Kay with her family & friends.

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