Pontious, Kathleen

Kathleen Anna (Libke) Pontious died July 31, 2019, after a brief illness. 

Kathy was born June 5, 1946, to Melvin and Arlyne (Miller) Libke. Kathy graduated from Morenci Area High School in 1964. She had degrees from Siena Heights College in Adrian and the University of Toledo.

Kathy worked for Adrian Public Schools as the principal at Michener Elementary School in Adrian until her retirement.  Kathy and her husband, Ron Pontious, retired to Florida, where she established a pre-school program at her church and served as director for several years.

Kathy enjoyed playing her flute every week at her church, scrapbooking, reading and gardening.

She is survived by her son, Tyrone Blanchard, and her daughter, Beth Blanchard, both of Sebring, Fla.; a brother Gregg (and Kathy) Libke of Maumee, Ohio, and a sister Shelley (and Jack) Farquhar of Sebring.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Ron Pontious.

A memorial service is planned Aug. 17 in Sebring at Faith Lutheran Church.