Catherine Ann Kapnick, 81 of Gaylord, passed away on Friday, December 22, 2017 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey.
Mrs. Kapnick was born in Detroit on August 13, 1936.
She and her late husband, Ernie owned Ernie’s Country Boy Restaurant in Vanderbilt from 1987-1991. Her greatest joys in life were family and singing. She had been a soloist in the church choir at Blissfield Methodist Church and Morenci Congregational Church.
Mrs. Kapnick was preceded in death by her parents Joseph Thompson Carpenter Jr. and Elna (Read) Carpenter; granddaughter Stephanie Renee Carncross; and her husband Ernie Kapnick in 2013.
She is survived by her children, Andrew (Karen) Carncross, Tom Carpenter, Janet Gordon, Jeff (Ruthe) Kapnick, Clark (Thelma) Carncross and Carla (Rich) VanDeKerchove; grandchildren, Jessica and Joshua Carpenter, Robby and Danny Roewer, Markas Kapnick, Joseph and Katie Carncross, Nickolas, Hunter and Luke VanDeKerchove; 3 great grandchildren and 1 one the way.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Contributions in Catherine’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the Methodist Children’s Home Society of Redford Charter Township, MI.