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“Pam,Julie and TJ. Words can not express my sorrow over your Mom's passing! She was one of the best human beings I have ever met. She was a joy to ...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: Dave Kleinmeyer - Brookfield, IL

“I am so sorry to hear of Kathy's passing away ! I am her next door neighbor on Magician Lake , she was a very sweet lady and always smiling . She...Read More »
2 of 25 | Posted by: Joe phelan - Dowagiac, MI

“I am so sorry to hear of Kathy's passing. My family and I have years of great memories of Kathy and the entire Trenda family. I will miss her. ”
3 of 25 | Posted by: Pam Jacobsen - Palos Park, IL

“Prayers of comfort & healing to the family, Kathy will be missed by all of her friends here in Michigan. ”
4 of 25 | Posted by: Tony Serignese - Coloma, MI

“To Kathy's grieving children, grandchildren and sisters...I am so sorry for this heartache. I will always treasure the fun we shared over these many...Read More »
5 of 25 | Posted by: Pat Johnson - Frankfort, IL

“Pam and Brian,Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May God Bless you and comfort you and know that she...Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: Javier and Susan Suarez - IL

“We will miss your Mom so much and all the wonderful times we have had together. Will always remember her voice and laughter. Our love, thoughts and...Read More »
7 of 25 | Posted by: Marilyn & Eddie Sipavicius - FL

“Dear Pamela, Julie and Thomas we are so sorry to hear of your loss and offer our deepest condolences to the family. May you draw close to God during...Read More »
8 of 25 | Posted by: David and Althea

“Our deepest sympathy to the Trenda and Boyle Families, our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We had some very memorable times especially on...Read More »
9 of 25 | Posted by: Jim & Dorothy Callahan - AZ

“Our deepest sympathy to Kathy's children and family at this difficult time. Her spirit will be missed. Thoughts and prayers to all of you. ”
10 of 25 | Posted by: Beverly and John Adamski - IL

“My deepest sympathy for the Boyle & trenda family's. Through the luck of the Irish ( Barb&Denny), I was fortunate to meet and spend a lot of great...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: Noreen Ruane-Hraha - IL - Friend

“Mothers hold a special place in your heart. No words can describe how sorry I am for your loss. Thinking of you and your family. ❤ ”
12 of 25 | Posted by: Debbie Yaeger - Mokena, IL

“Kaka, There are no words for how much we are going to miss you. You are a very dear friend and we will always love you and remember all the good...Read More »
13 of 25 | Posted by: Barb & Denny Egan - Dowagoac, MI

“I remember Kathy by the wonderful person that she was. For all the big smiles she gave me when we came across each other. About 3 weeks ago we passed...Read More »
14 of 25 | Posted by: Theodora Davis - Westlake Village, CA

“Love and miss your laugh sister Ka Ka. Such wonderful memories. You are SAmuFo loved Rest in peace ”
15 of 25 | Posted by: Pat and Jim Boyle - Orland park, IL

“CONDOLENCES TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS, SHE WILL BE MISSED ”
16 of 25 | Posted by: Edwin LAMMEL - DOWAGIAC, MI

“Life can cut us like a fiery sword. It hits when we least expect it! We never imagine how bad it can hurt. It is through our faith and loved ones...Read More »
17 of 25 | Posted by: Carol and Mike Bilder - IL

“I will best remember Kathy as Grandma Kaka. What a wonderful detail grandma she was! My heart goes out to you all at this sad time me. I wish you...Read More »
18 of 25 | Posted by: Lydia Castagna - Friend

“Pam and Family,Our hearts go out to you at this difficult time and know that we are keeping you close in prayer as you say goodbye. She is with our...Read More »
19 of 25 | Posted by: Colette Cocokios - Tinley Park, IL

“So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing, she always had a smile and a kind word for everyone she met. She will be missed. Our prayers and thoughts are...Read More »
20 of 25 | Posted by: Mary Dempsey - Dowagiac, MI

“Sending prayers and love. So sorry for your loss of your mom. ”
21 of 25 | Posted by: Suzanne Fickes-Dad - Frankfort, IL

“Dear Pam, I am so sorry for your loss...my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
22 of 25 | Posted by: Aimee Cabrera - Romeoville, IL

“My thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. Kathy was one of the nicest people I new. I loved her dearly and she will truly be missed. ”
23 of 25 | Posted by: Diane Phelan - Oak Lawn, IL

“I am so sorry for you loss. Your Mom was a Beautiful Person. May she Rest In Peace !c5M2F ”
24 of 25 | Posted by: Paula Phelan - Scarborough, ME

“Pam....I loved your mom like no other...I will think of her every day.... ”
25 of 25 | Posted by: Tracy Grimes - Champaign, IL


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Kathleen Trenda (Boyle)
Age 66, a resident of Dowagiac, MI, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 31, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Thomas K. Trenda; loving mother of Pamela (Brian) Bettenhausen, Julie (Kevin) Mensching, and Thomas Trenda; cherished grandmother of Jacob, Allie, Robert, Joshua and Maximus; dear sister of Frank Boyle, June Boyle, Joyce Hamer, Pat Boyle, Edward Boyle, and Arlene Coleman; also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents Walter J. and Marie C. Boyle (Grimley). The family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Rd., New Lenox, IL 60451 on Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 5-8 PM. Funeral service, Friday, April 6, 2018 with chapel prayers at 9:15 AM to St. Mary Catholic Church, 19515 115th Ave., Mokena, IL 60448 for a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial. Interment Good Shepherd Cemetery, Orland Park, IL. Kathy immensely loved her family. Her outgoing and vibrant personality will be deeply missed, and never forgotten. The family requests in lieu of questions regarding Kathy's passing, please bring your best memories to share. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, www.stjude.org would be appreciated. Info www.kurtzmemorialchapel.com or 815-485-3700.