Katherine "Kathie" Sansom
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Katherine "Kathie" Sansom

Katherine "Kathie" Sansom, age 93 of Greenville, died Thursday morning, January 17, 2019 a Green Acres Retirement Living in Greenville. She was born May 30, 1925, the daughter of Fred and Elsie (Pressprich) Fead. On September 13, 1946, she married James Robert "Bob" Sansom in Port Huron. Kathie was a longtime member of the First Congregational Church of Greenville, where she served in many capacities. She and Bob were very involved members of the Greenville community, including as members of the Greenville Country Club and the Baldwin Lake Association. Kathie was the Welcome Service representative for the city of Greenville, past PTA co-president, Cub Scout den leader, Thalia Club member, United Memorial Hospital Guild member, YaYa Club member, and a bridge player and bridge club member. Bob preceded Kathie in death on June 23, 1997. She was also preceded in death by her granddaughter, Amy Urbanski; sister, Nell Lepla; and brother, Thomas Fead. She is survived by her children, William (Louise) Sansom of Ohio, Fred (Sheri) Sansom of Grosse Pointe Park, James (Dixie) Sansom, Jr. of Greenville, Sue Urbanski of Comstock Park, and Nancy (Roger) Ackerson of Coral; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; brother, Fred (Marilyn) Fead of Colorado; sister-in-law, Myra Fead of Colorado; and many other relatives and friends. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, January 25, 2019 at the First Congregational Church of Greenville, with visitation from 10:00 to 11:00 am prior to the service. Private interment will be in the spring in Forest Home Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan, Greenville Area Ecumenical Food Mission, or charity of one's choice. Hurst Funeral Home is serving the Sansom family, and memories and messages of condolence may be shared at www.hurstfh.com.

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on January 19, 2019
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