Obituary: Catherine Naghtin, 88, of Hart

February 12, 2023

Katie Naghtin

Obituary: Catherine Naghtin, 88, of Hart

Catherine “Katie” Naghtin passed peacefully on February 8, 2023. Katie was born to Carl and Edna Schoenberg, in Hart on July 11, 1934. She married Paul Naghtin on October 9, 1954.

Katie was a member of the White Lake United Methodist Church where she taught third and fourth grade Sunday school for many years. She also belonged the White Lake Optimist Club & the Order of the Eastern Star.

While raising her children, she spent many years as a den mother for the local cub scouts and as a leader in Job’s Daughters. She and her husband, Paul, opened Factory Surplus Sales of Montague in 1974.

Katie enjoyed playing her piano, dominos, cards, bingo, and doing the weekly crossword puzzle. She also loved traveling, especially to warm climates like Arizona and Hawaii. Visits with her grandchildren and great grandchildren made up some of her fondest memories.

Katie was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, Paul Naghtin; sister, Helen Kuntz; and brother, Charles Schoenberg; and two infant daughters, Laura Jean and Dianna Lynn.

She is survived by: two daughters, Georgia Dennison of Hart and Sandi Morris of Grand Haven; two sons, David Naghtin of Rothbury and Glen (Mary) Naghtin of Montague; four grandchildren, Jeff (Jill) Nelson, Lisa (Jason) Papes, Sara (Matt) Bailey, and Amy (Dion) Stumpo; and nine great-grandchildren, Emily, Harlow, Dion II, Hannah, Taylor, Jubilee, Rome, Lake, and Ella.

Funeral services to honor the life of Katie will be held at the White Lake United Methodist Church, Montague Campus, 8555 Cook St, Montague on Monday, February 13, 2023, at 11 a.m. with a luncheon to follow. Visitation will be begin at 10 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the White Lake United Methodist Church.

Beacon Cremation & Funeral Service, White Lake Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.