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In Memory of Kay Cardinal

Visitation

9:00-11:00am on Friday, January 15th at the O'Connell Family Funeral Home, 520 11th Street South in Hudson, WI

Funeral Services

11:00am on Friday, January 15th at the O'Connell Family Funeral Home, 520 11th Street South in Hudson, WI

Kay Cardinal, age 76 of Baldwin, passed away January 11, 2016 at the Baldwin Care Center.  Kay was born June 2, 1939 in Janesville PA to parents Roy and Pearl (nee Robison) McIntyre. Kay was a graduate of Euclid High School in Euclid OH. On February 17, 1962, she would be united in marriage to Gerald Drake. Though their union in marriage would later dissolve, it would be blessed with two daughters, Corinne and Julie.

Kay was hard worker who worked several different jobs. She spent many years caring for others as a Nurse’s Aide. Kay had a terrific sense of humor. She loved square dancing, and working on puzzles. Kay’s faith was important to her, as well as her family. Kay was blessed to be called “grandma” and will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved her.

Kay is survived by her daughters, Corinne Burmester and Julie (Jim) McKenzie; grandchildren, Destiny (Mike) Viellieux, Hope (Jim) Persells, Dion (Stephanie Somsen) Vensland, Danielle (David) Allenstein, and Alexis (Nate) Warzon; great-grandchildren, Riley Persells and Erika Vensland; sisters, Montrue Mandato and Jackie Stokes; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Kay was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Josiah Vensland; son-in-law, Gary Burmester; and sister, Pat Monson.

Services for Kay Cardinal will be held at 11:00am on Friday, January 15th at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home, 520 11th Street South in Hudson, WI, with Pastor Stu Dix officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00am until the start of the service. 

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