In memoriam of Catherine "Cathy" J. Trudell, 02/07/1941 - 05/01/2018

Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home

In memoriam of Catherine "Cathy" J. Trudell, 02/07/1941 - 05/01/2018

View the online memorial here.

Catherine J. Trudell, 77, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo.

Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home in Coloma and conclude with the burial at Coloma Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 5 - 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or Caring Circle Hospice. Those wishing to leave a message or share a memory with the family online may do so by selecting the "Sign the Guestbook" option on the left.

Cathy was born February 7, 1941 in Judsonia, Arkansas to William and Theresa Smith. Most of her working career was spent as a police dispatcher for both the Coloma Township and Hartford City Police Departments. Later she worked in customer service at Walmart for several years prior to retiring in 2006. Much of her time was spent either working or enjoying the company of her family. Cathy also enjoyed antiquing and enjoying the summer air while mowing the grass on her riding lawn mower.

Cathy is survived by her two daughters, Lovedia (Allen) Stap of Gobles, Mich. and Lee Ann Branham of Milan, Tenn.; her step-son Robbie Trudell of Hartford; her sister Dianna (Dennis) Small of Bangor; brothers Larry (Shirley) Wicoff of Atkins, Ark. and Kenny Wicoff of Misick, Mich.; eight grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death her son William Tony Gibson; daughter Patricia Caprez; step-daughter Teresa Trudell, husbands Duane Trudell and William Gibson; parents William and Teresa; and stepfather Edward Wicoff.

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