Katherine (Kay) of Mattawan age 92 went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 9, 2017, with family at her side at her winter residence in Naples Florida. Katherine was born in Mattawan, Michigan the daughter of the late John and Katherine (Krodifil) Kucinich. On August 23, 1947 Kay married William G. Braybrooks and together they raised their seven children in a loving and caring home. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by four brothers, Tony, William,Jack and Ed, and beloved daughter Connie (Mike)Gildea of Vicksburg. Surviving members of her family include her husband William G Braybrooks; sons Rocky (LaShon) of Kalamazoo; Will of Naples, Florida; Larry of Fair Oaks, California; Bob of Clarksville, Michigan; and daughters Nancy (Dave Hubbard) Braybrooks of Yelm Washington and Colleen (Tom) Breitenbach of Hickory Corners, Michigan; 14 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. A memorial mass will take place at St. John Bosco Catholic Church, Mattawan Michigan in the spring.