FREY, Karen “Kit”
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Karen Sue “Kit” Frey, age 72, passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness on Friday, January 24, 2020. Kit was born on June 3, 1947 in Battle Creek, the daughter of Robert and Mary (Matthews) Frey. Kit was most recently a Hastings area resident after spending many years in the Lansing area. She was a 1972 Michigan State University graduate. Kit worked as a recreation coordinator for Okemos Community Education for many years. She was a true recreation professional and excelled in organizing sports for all ages from the weewats (Kit’s term) to adults. Baseball was her passion and she took great delight in hosting Lansing Lugnut players in her home for many years. As a senior citizen coordinator, she made everyone welcome at the Meridian Senior Center. Kit enjoyed traveling - anywhere - but particularly Mackinac Island where she often volunteered for the Labor Day Bridge Walk. Kit loved sports, especially the Detroit Tigers and Michigan State, and bled green and white for the Spartans. She truly enjoyed spending time with family, extended family and her cat. Kit had a true passion for life and never left a stone unturned. Kit is survived by her father, Robert Frey; brother, Kenneth (Roxanne) Frey; nieces and nephews, Michael Frey, Rob Frey, Ellie Westworth, Nichole Jones; many great nieces and nephews; many close friends; and former spouse, John Kuschell. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Frey in 2002. Kit’s family will receive friends on Monday, January 27, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the Williams-Gores Funeral Home, Delton, MI where her funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 PM. with Pastor John Fulton from Bedford Bible Church officiating. Burial will take place in Banfield Cemetery. Please visit www.williamsgoresfuneral.com to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Kit’s family.