Kay Frances DeShambo

Resided in Escanaba, MI
Died September 26th, 2014

Kay Frances DeShambo, 77, 1620 Willow Creek Road, Escanaba, passed away on Friday, September 26, 2014 at Christian Park Health Care Center.

She was born on November 15, 1936 in Escanaba, daughter to Henry and Jeannette (Broeckaert) Frost. Kay graduated from Escanaba High School in 1954.

On March 2, 1957, Kay married Gerald “Jerry” DeShambo at St. Patrick’s Church. He preceded her in death on April 5, 2008.

Kay was the manager of Public Service Employees Federal Credit Union prior to her retirement.

She was an active volunteer at St. Joseph and St. Patrick’s Church. She enjoyed golfing, Packer football games, traveling, and being with her family and attending her grandchildren’s sporting events.

Kay was a member of Lake Bluff Country Club and a former member of Altrusa Club.

She is survived by two daughters, Nicki (Dwayne) Wolak of Gladstone and Julie (Roger) Zaworski of Milwaukee; son, Gerald “Jay” (Gayle) DeShambo; grandchildren, Sarah and Casey DeShambo, Alicia, Jacqueline, and Jerod Wolak, Crystal Porior, and Brittany and Nathan Zaworski; great grandchildren, Trevor, Cody and Connor; and brother, John (Elaine) Frost of Gladstone.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her infant sister, Jean.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. Parish prayers will be said at 6 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, October 1st at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph and St. Patrick’s Church with Rev. Eric Olson and Rev. Rick Courier concelebrating.

Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery on Wednesday.

The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the DeShambo family.

2 Tributes to “Kay Frances DeShambo”

  1. I was so sorry to hear of Kay’s death. She was a classy lady who I always respected. I’m sorry I will be unable to attend her wake or funeral as I have a family commitment. My sympathy and prayers are with you.

  2. So are sorry for your loss. Your Mom was a wonderful lady. We got to know her in our travels to Al. She was a lot of fun & very strong women. We were blessed to have know her. She was very pround of her family & talked of you all often.

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