Kathleen Portwood (Lentz)
Kathleen Ann Portwood, longtime resident of St. Clair Shores, died peacefully April 14, 2017 surrounded by the love of her family. She was 69 years of age.
Kathleen was born in Detroit, Michigan on May 16, 1947 in Detroit, Michigan, daughter of the late Ivan and Mary Lentz. She was a 1965 graduate of Cass Tech and loved everyday of school because of the Harp and Vocal Class. She was blessed with two beautiful children of whom she loved and cherished. Kathleen's family always came first and she made sure her children were raised with Christian values in a loving home. She worked for Ideal Industry Clinic for over 15 years, retiring in 2009. Kathleen loved spending time with her grandchildren and enjoyed traveling with her husband. She will always be known for her strength and kindness. Her light will always continue to shine in our hearts forever.
Kathleen is the loving wife of Walter Tarnowski; cherished mother of Kelly (Richard) Belisle and James (Nadia) Portwood; dearest step-mother of Jessica and Amanda Tarnowski; beloved grandmother of Richard Jr., James Jr., Jacob, Madelyn, Mary Alice, Jameson and Bryce; and dear sister of Lois Allen and the late Richard Lentz.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, from 2pm until the time of funeral at 7pm at Faulmann & Walsh Golden Rule Funeral Home of Fraser. Share memories with family at www.faulmannwalsh.com