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Kathleen Boerngen

Kathleen D. Boerngen, 90, of Tuscola, passed away at 12:04 a.m., Monday, July 22, 2019 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Mass of Christian Burial was Friday, July 26, 2019 at Forty Martyrs Catholic Church, 201 E. Van Allen, Tuscola, with Fr. Angel Sierra as celebrant. Burial will follow in the Tuscola Township Cemetery, Tuscola. No visitation will be held. Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, 705 South Main Street, Tuscola, assisted the family with the arrangements.

Kathleen was born on Feb. 25, 1929 in Effingham, the daughter of Aloysius and Martha Kenter Having. She married Leonard W. Boerngen on April 22, 1955 in Effingham. He survives.

Other survivors include three daughters: Janet Boerngen and husband Michael Ducey of Champaign; Cindy (Steve) Meister of Fairbury; and Donna (Greg) Campbell of Tuscola; two grandsons: Austin (Sarah) Ducey of Champaign and Gunnar (Bethany) Campbell of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; three great-grandchildren: Grace, Luke and Amadeus; three sisters: Lucy Francois of Salem; Dorie Cornell and Pat Probst both of Effingham.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and a sister.

Kathleen was a member of Forty Martyrs Catholic Church, Douglas County Home Extension and The Quilt Club. She worked as a library clerk at the East Prairie Middle School in Tuscola for many years. Kathleen enjoyed knitting dishcloths, playing dominos and watching St. Louis Cardinals baseball games.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Forty Martyrs Catholic Church or The Tuscola Senior Citizens Center.

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