Kathlyn M. Wooden


Birth: June 12th, 1921
Death: January 19th, 2013
Age: 91 years
Residence:Byron
Survived By: Mrs. Wooden is survived by her son Lloyd J. Wooden Jr. of Byron, 3 granddaughters and a grandson; Kristina (Kimberly) Wooden of Byron, Lisa ( Bill) Smith of Janesville, WI, Danette (Mike) Webb of Corunna, and Russell "Todd" (Susan) Wooden of Byron. Also surviving are 5 great grandchildren, 2 great great granddaughters, 2 sisters; Mary Jane Brothers of Corunna, and Kay Schmitt of Durand and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Affiliations: She was a member the Antrim Baptist Church, baptized in 1947. She was also a member of the Maccabees, charter member of the Byron Lioness club, now the Bancroft Lioness Club, member of the Belgian Draft Horse Association and Owned and operated for over 40 years Woodys Dog Food.

Wooden, Kathlyn M.

Byron, Michigan

 

Mrs. Wooden, age 91, died Saturday January 19, 2013.  Kathlyn May Farnham was born in Durand on June 12, 1921 to the late Ray and Effie (Smith) Farnham.  She married Lloyd J. Wooden Sr. in Durand, on January 8 ,1938.  He preceded her in death on February 3, 1997.  Kathlyn and Lloyd were foster parents to over 50 children through the years.  She was a member the Antrim Baptist Church, baptized in 1947.  She was also a member of the Maccabees, charter member of the Byron Lioness club, now the Bancroft Lioness Club, member of the Belgian Draft Horse Association and owned and operated for over 40 years Woodys Dog Food.    Mrs. Wooden is survived by her son Lloyd J. Wooden Jr. of Byron, 3 granddaughters and a grandson; Kristina (Kimberly) Wooden of Byron, Lisa ( Bill) Smith of Janesville, WI, Danette (Mike) Webb of Corunna, and Russell “Todd” (Susan) Wooden of Byron.  Also surviving are 5 great grandchildren, 2 great great granddaughters, 2 sisters; Mary Jane  Brothers of Corunna, and Kay Schmitt of Durand and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was preceded in death by a great grandson Alex Smith and brother Robert Farnham.  A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday January 25, 2013 at the Antrim Baptist Church, 4509 Lovejoy Road, Byron.  Pastor John Ashley will officiate with burial to follow in Fuller Cemetery, Byron.  The family will receive friends at the church on Thursday January 24, 2013 from 2:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and on Friday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions to : Antrim Baptist Church or American Red Cross.  Arrangements by Hyatt-Ewald Funeral Home, Bay City,  1-989-892-3923 or 1-810-266-4611.  To sign online guestbook visit www.hyattewald.com



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