Kathryn worked as a quality control inspector at Warner Electric Co., Marengo, IL, before her retirement. She was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Freeburg, IL. She enjoyed plants, gardening, and quilting, and dearly loved her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Florence, nee Groskinsky, Schumacher; a sister, Helen Mack; and three brothers-in-law, Don Klingel, Stan Baumel, and Ken Garbe.
Surviving are her children, Leroy (Wendy) Knake of Machesney Park, IL, Debra (Steve) Grover of Loves Park, IL, and Jim (Cyndy) Knake of Freeburg, IL;
seven grandchildren, Sarrah Eichholz, Carrie Persinger, Valaura Knake, Josh (Carrie) Grover, Rachel Grover, Kyle (Suzanne) Knake, and Matt (Kristen) Knake;
a brother, Henry (Sally) Schumacher;
five sisters, Mary Knake, Beverly Klingel, Joan Baumel, Jean (Sam) Johnson, and Donna Garbe;
a brother-in-law, Tony Mack;
and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Freeburg, IL. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, December 3, 2020, at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Freeburg, IL, with Rev. Rick Mortimer officiating.
Burial of cremains will be at Oakland Cemetery, Woodstock, IL, at a later date.