Catherine Ann Stankus
May 4, 1949 – June 27, 2020
Catherine Ann (Michaud) Stankus, 71, of Berrien Springs, formerly of Coloma passed away June 27, 2020, at Loving Care Nursing Home in Berrien Springs.
A celebration of life is planned for 2 p.m. Thursday, July 16, at the Salvation Army Church, 233 Michigan St., Benton Harbor, with refreshments following at the church. Burial will take place at a later date in Lake Linden, Mich., with her parents. Those who wish to leave an online condolence may do so at www.purelycremations.org. Memorials may be made in Catherine’s name to Salvation Army or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Catherine was born May 4, 1949, in Hancock, Mich., to Oliver Jeffery and Louis Veronica (Hosang) Michaud. She worked as a social worker at Berrien General Hospital, a nurses aide at Juniper Home in Watervliet and taught preschool at Tri-County Head Start. She also worked with the 4-H Club where her daughter, Sarah, was a member, helping her show horses, dogs and rabbits. In her spare time, Catherine loved to watch NASCAR on television and go camping and shopping with friends.
Catherine is survived by her daughter, Sarah Stankus of Ocseola, Ind.; and best friend, Sandra (Henley) Lambrecht of Coloma.
She was preceded by her parents.
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