Katalin “Kathy” Berdy, who formerly worked as the Latino/a coordinator for the Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs Office, died Jan. 3. She was 53.

She will be missed by many, including her dear companion, John Everett.

Berdy is the daughter of Ernoe and Adelaida Berdy, and sister of Erno Berdy, Celia Robinson, and Linda (Mario) Ocasio.

She worked as a student adviser at both Wayne State University and the University of Michigan.

She cherished her role as “aunt” to Jonathan Erno Robinson (fiancée Courtney Phelps), Alan Jay Robinson, Erno Andres Berdy, Isabella Sophia Ocasio and Marco Alejandro Ocasio. She also is survived by cousins and many friends.

— Submitted by Cynthia M. Arévalo