Kay Irene Sides (Drouillard), age 88, of Gaylord, MI, passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2022.
She was born on March 7, 1934, to Laurence and Fannie Drouillard, along with her twin brother, Larry Drouillard, in Algonac, MI. Later in life, Kay married William “Bill” Mayer. Kay and Bill had two children, Gary T. (Ann) Mayer and Kila (Forrest) Titcomb.
Kay was the owner of the Merrill Dairy Bar and Waters Bar (KKEG). She enjoyed cooking and being with her family and friends. Kay was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary for most of her life and proudly held many positions in the organization.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Laurence and Fannie, and her brother, Larry Drouillard.
Kay is survived by her children, Gary (Ann) Mayer, and Kila (Forrest) Titcomb; six grandchildren, Candice (Jeremy) Hoogerhyde, William, Jill, and Nate Titcomb, Matthew (Whitney) Shelters, Michael Shelters; six great-grandchildren, Brieanna Marie, Haileigh (Brandon) Parkhurst, Reagan (James) Rains, Kenna Kay, Rowan, and Stella Shelters; and eight great-great-grandchildren, Lania, AnnaLayah, Ryker, Killion, Kobe, Reign, Jaelynn, and Ahmarianna. She is also survived by her nieces, Dawn Marie Poscal (Morningstar), of Merrill, MI, and Tammy, Laura Drouillard, and nephew, Buddy.
Visitation for Kay will be held at the Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service on Friday, October 21, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Gaylord.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Kay Sides may be made to the Eagles Auxiliary.