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Katherine Ina "Kay" Petrovich

Died: Sat., Aug. 8, 2015


Memorial Mass

10:30 AM Sat., Aug. 15, 2015
Location: St. Peter Church


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Stevensville - Katherine Ina “Kay” Petrovich, 82, of Stevensville, Montana, passed away of natural causes on Saturday, August 8, 2015. Born on January 21, 1933, in Joplin, Montana, her parents Clarence and Helena McCann raised her on the family farm. Kay graduated from Joplin High School in 1951 and attended Northern Montana College and Sacred Heart Hospital School of Nursing. While in college, her classmates elected her Freshman Class President and chose her to represent NMC and meet President Truman. After earning her RN degree, she married Alfred Petrovich on July 24, 1954, and settled in Anaconda where they raised eight children. Kay nursed for many years at St. Ann’s Hospital and, later, at Galen State Hospital where she became the night supervisor. In addition to devoting herself to her family and patients, Kay volunteered for many years at the Anaconda Food Bank. Her hobbies included playing the accordion and piano, traveling, cooking, baking, and spending time with her family. All who knew Kay loved her and will remember her for her tremendous sense of humor, incredible generosity, and kind spirit. Kay was preceded in death by: husband, Alfred Petrovich; father, Clarence Leo “Shorty” McCann; mother, Helena Kroeker McCann; and infant brother, Clarence Eugene McCann. Surviving daughters include: Diane and husband, Mike Mickelson; Peggy Knibbs; Sherry and husband, Fred Staedler; Janice and husband, Jim Ouldhouse; and Connie Petrovich. Surviving sons include: Alfred Jr. and wife, Angie; Michael and wife, Michele; and Daniel and wife, Brenda. Other surviving relatives include: brother, Steve McCann and wife, Marie; and sister, Arlene Heydon and husband, Earl. Surviving grandchildren include: Jory, Jamie, Ryan, Eric, Stephanie, Christopher, Maria, Nathan, Rebecca, Christina, Sandra, Joseph, Stephen, Bradley, John, Lisa, Danielle, Kenny, Noah, and Dillon. Kay had eight great-grandchildren. Father Douglas McCallum will officiate services at St. Peter’s Church in Anaconda, Montana, at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 15, with the burial following at Sunset Memorial Gardens. A reception will follow graveside services at Holy Family Church.

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Vickie Vernon
   Posted Thu August 13, 2015
My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. May you sense the Lord's loving presence and give you peace. Your mother was joy with always a smile on her face when I saw her. God Bless you all.

Pat and Jim Pfau
   Posted Thu August 13, 2015
We would like extend our deepest and heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. May your faith in God carry you through this very difficult time.

Mehmet Casey
   Posted Fri August 14, 2015

GRANDMA'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent by Your work family at MSU Billings.

Dearest Janice and family, We offer our deepest condolences to you and your family. You and your family are in our hearts and prayers. We are thinking of you during these difficult times. May you find peace and love in the memories you cherish.


Scott & Marcia Bloom
   Posted Fri August 14, 2015
God Bless Kay and the Mickelson Family. We know your hearts are full of so many wonderful memories of your dear Mom and Grandmother. We love you - The Blooms

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