Kathryn Person

Kathryn Person

1910 - 2010

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Schilling Funeral Home 702 First Avenue, P.O. Box 592 Sterling, IL 61081 815 626-1131 Obituary KATHRYN W. PERSON Sterling - Kathryn W. Person, 99, died Thursday, January 14, 2010 at CGH Medical Center. Kathryn was born July 5, 1910 in Sterling, the daughter of Emil and Lizzie (Zook) Haak. She married Roy E. Person on March 2, 1930 in Clinton, IA. He preceded her in death on July 14, 1972. She was a member of East Jordan United Methodist. Survivors include one daughter, Nellie Jane Thorpe, of Sterling; three sons, Alfred (Shirley) Person, of Lanark, Richard (Joyce) Person, of Polo, and Steven (Patricia) Person, of Dixon; one sister, Arlene Copenhaver, of Deerfield; one brother, Melvin (Elaine) Haak, of Polo; twelve grandchildren and twenty-two great-granchildren. She was also preceded in death by five sisters, Helen Ogata, Lydia Lambert, Marian Haak, Betsy Meisel and Evelyn Saunders; three brothers, Eugene, Richard and Edwin Haak; and one grandson. Services will be held at 10:30 AM, Monday, January 18, 2010 at Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling, with Pastor Fritz Bartels of East Jordan United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be at East Jordan Cemetery, Sterling. Visitation will be from 1-3 PM, Sunday, January 17, 2010 at the Funeral Home. A memorial has been established to the East Jordan United Methodist Church.

Service Information

10:30 am
Monday, January 18, 2010
Schilling Funeral Home
702 First Avenue
Sterling, Illinois, United States

Interment Information

East Jordan Cemetery
22027 Polo Road
Sterling, Illinois, United States