REED CITY — Katelyn “Katie” Scharlow, 24, died in the evening on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family and friends.
She was born and raised in Reed City. Katie courageously battled cancer at the early age of 12. She won her first battle and enjoyed her middle school and high school years, graduating in the Top 10 of the Reed City High School class of 2007. Katie then attended Northwestern Michigan College and Ferris State University and was just a few credits short of her degree in social work.