Funeral Notice 8/15/2016: Kathleen Furlong Student

Student, Kathleen Furlong (nee Hanrehan) age 83 of Edina. Our wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend passed away July 11, 2016. She is survived by her husband, Richard Student; children, Richard Jr., Suzanne (Paul) Crowe, Thomas (Gail), James (Missi); grandchildren, Richard III (Caroline), James, Christopher, Claire, Kathleen (Ryan) Eick, Brian (Sarah), David, Caroline, Jeffrey, Victoria, Madeleine and Jack; brother, Joseph (Molly) Hanrehan; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by daughter, Mary Frances; parents, Joseph and Catherine; and sisters, Joanne, Frances and Geraldine. Kay graduated from the Academy of the Holy Angels and the University of St. Catherine. She was a dedicated community volunteer and held board positions at St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary, the League of Catholic Women and Friends of the Minneapolis Institute of Art. She was an avid bridge player with the Edina Senior Center and numerous groups of friends. Kay and Richard traveled the world together, visiting 49 states, the Middle East and every European capitol except the Baltic States. As a member of Edina Country Club for 45 years, Kay loved playing golf. Everyone who knew Kay will cherish memories of her vibrant spirit, her ability to befriend and genuinely care for others, and her gift to unconditionally love family and friends. She was an amazing woman with a compassion-ate heart. Kay will be deeply missed. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial Monday, August 15, 11 AM at Our Lady of Grace, 5071 Eden Ave S, Edina. Visitation 1 hour before service at church. Private interment St. Patrick's Cemetery, Inver Grove Heights. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to St. Mary's Health Clinics. Edina Chapel 952-920-3996

Published on July 16, 2016