|Kathryn L. Roche, age 89, of Galesburg, Illinois died at 2:52 A.M. on Saturday, September 12, 2009 at the OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg, Illinois.
She was born on March 9, 1920 in Galesburg, Illinois, the daughter of Carl A. and Hazel Pearl Rutherford Miller.
She married Lloyd G. Roche on May 3, 1947 in Galesburg, Illinois. He preceded her in death on January 16, 1984.
Surviving are: sister: Charlotte Ralston of Knoxville, Illinois.
Nieces: Becky (Dave) Rolle of Con Roe, Texas, Debra (Bill) Denithorn of Las Vegas, Nevada and Denise (Randy) Coleman of Canton, Illinois.
Four great nieces, two Great Nephews, one great great niece and two great-great nephews.
Preceded in death by her parents; two sisters: Marian Miller and Dorothy Landon and one niece: Bernadette Barnard.
She was raised and educated at St. Joseph's Academy and Lombard School in Galesburg, Illinois. She worked at Mayo General Hospital in Galesburg, Illinois.
She was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Galesburg, Illinois. She loved all animals, enjoyed bingo and watching old movies.
Graveside Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at 1:30 P.M. at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens in Galesburg, Illinois. There will be no visitation.
Memorials may be made to the Knox County Nursing Home Activity Department in Knoxville, Illinois or Prairieland Animal Welfare Center in Galesburg, Illinois.
Online condolences may be made at www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com.