She was born July 1, 1948 to Lester and Una Thompson of Moorepark Road, Three Rivers.
She was active in youth 4-H showing sheep, cattle, horses, and woodworking and sewing.
She is survived by her husband of 37 years, David Kaylor; children, Norman McDowell, Brian McDowell and stepson Adam Kaylor all of Three Rivers; grandchildren, Brian McDowell Jr. of Three Rivers and Victoria Huddleston of Albany, Ky.; great-grandchildren, Persephone McDowell of Three Rivers and Oliver Huddleston of Albany, Ky.; siblings, Loretta Lash of Vicksburg and Ramona LeMieux of Edwardsburg.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Sharon Monroe of Taylor, Mich. and Gale Thompson of Three Rivers.
According to family wishes, she has been cremated; burial of cremains will be held at Moorepark Cemetery at a date to be announced.
Arrangements by Hohner Funeral Home.