The Rev. Kathleen Louise Blaner, former member of Trinity Lutheran
Church in North Bethesda, died in Florida on August 20, 2020.
Trinity will hold a memorial service of resurrection for Kathy on April 1,
2023 at 11:00 am, followed by a light luncheon.
Kathleen (Kathy), daughter of Stephen and Erna Blaner, was born in
Johnstown, Pennsylvania, on August 30,1953. She was baptized at
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church in Ehrenfeld,
Pennsylvania, in October 1953 and was confirmed at Holy Redeemer
Roman Catholic Church, College Park, Maryland in April 1966.
Kathy joined Trinity Lutheran Church on December 8, 1996, served on
the Congregation Council, was a Stephen Ministry Leader, and was
ordained as Minister of Word and Sacrament on July 22, 2006 before
serving as pastor at Resurrection Lutheran Church, Kensington,
She married Katherine Radzikowski on December 17, 2013. After
living in Germantown, Maryland, she and Katherine relocated to the
Tampa, Florida area, where she died on August 20, 2020.
Please contact Leslie S if you would like
to provide a finger food to serve at the reception.
In the hope of the resurrection,
Pastor Paul Collinson-Streng