Cathy Kay Goerke, age 47, of Lake, passed away suddenly on Monday, Aug. 22, at her home. She was born the daughter of Thomas and Willie (Howard) Devaney on Mar. 28, 1964, in Detroit. She married Walter Goerke on Dec. 27, 1990 and he survives her. Walter and Cathy have lived in the Mid Michigan area since 2005. She was employed as a CNA at Tendercare of Clare.
Cathy is survived by her husband, Walter, her daughters, Cassandra Goerke of Inkster and Nicole Goerke of Lake, Her granddaughter Giselle, sisters, Theresa Andersen of Lincoln Park, Shirley Starman of Chesterfield, Patricia and John Schema of Sterling Heights, Gwendolyn Mason of Allen Park, and Terry and Bill Contesso of Westland. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother Thomas Paul Devaney.
Visitation and Funeral Services were held on Sunday, Aug. 28, at the Farwell Chapel of Stephenson-Wyman Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.