Kay Isabelle Phibbs, 75, of Tecumseh, passed away, with her loving family at her side, at 6 AM, Wednesday, September 15, 2010, at the Provincial House, Adrian, where she had been for 6 weeks.
A lifetime resident of the area, she was born on September 1, 1935 in Macon, MI, the daughter of Walter and Phyllis (Edwards) Morden. Kay was a 1953 graduate of Tecumseh High School, and on June 25, 1955 she married Lee H. Phibbs in Tecumseh. Sadly, he preceded her in death on September 14, 2003.
Kay was employed at Johnson Controls, Manchester, Simplex, Adrian, and then as a Accounts Payable Clerk at Bio Lab, Adrian, retiring from there in 1999. She was a member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Tecumseh, a volunteer at Herrick Hospital, and avid golfer, she also enjoyed playing cards, especially Pinochle and Euchre with her friends. But mostly, she enjoyed the time spent with her family, her beloved children and grandchildren. She will surely be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her daughters; Amy (Jim) Brosamer of Adrian and Julie (Steve) Craig of Tecumseh, her grandsons; Thomas Craig of Tecumseh and Cameron Brosamer of Adrian, and two brothers; Graham and Terry Morden of Tecumseh.
Visitation will be held at the Tecumseh Chapel of the Handler Funeral Homes on Friday, September 17, from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. Funeral services to celebrate her life will be held at the funeral home at 11 AM, Saturday, September 18, with Rev. Richard Webb, pastor of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will follow, next to her husband, at Brookside Cemetery, Tecumseh.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy, in her name, may be given to the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church or Lenawee County Humane Society.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting the obituary page at www.handlerfuneralhomes.com.