THOMPSON, Catherine J.
Age 64, passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2022. Cathy was born on April 26, 1958, in Muskegon, Michigan, the daughter of the late Alden and Estella (Gaunt) VanWormer. On March 2, 1979, she married Randy L. Thompson, who survives. Cathy is also survived by her children, Angela (James) Gibbons, Kevin (Sarah) Thompson and Matthew (Megan) Thompson; grandchildren, Alexis and Kristen Gibbons, Todd and Tylor McClain, Marc Thrasher and Micah, Sebastian and Gabriel Thompson; sister, Peggy Adrion; sisters in-law, Shelly (Earl) Thompson and Connie Thompson; special aunt, Sharon Doelker; several nieces and nephews and many close friends. Besides her parents, Cathy was preceded in death by her brothers, Jerry and Jimmy VanWormer; father and mother in-law, Frank and Barbara Thompson; brothers in-law, Jim Adrion and Robert and Roger Thompson; sister in-law, Cindy Thompson and nephew, Aaron Thompson. Cathy enjoyed traveling, camping and trips to the casino and had a passion for all things related to Elvis and Bigfoot. She loved spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren. Cathy also loved her dogs and leaves behind her beloved Apollo. A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 23, 2022 at Haven Reformed Church, 5350 N. Sprinkle Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49004 at 1:00 PM. Visitation will take place at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home on Thursday, September 22, 2022 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM. Cathy spent numerous years volunteering for Great Lakes Burn Camp and the family requests that memorial contributions in her memory may be made to Great Lakes Burn Camp or the family (checks payable to Randy Thompson), c/o the funeral home.