Kathryn J. (Brown) Springer Obituary

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Kathryn J. (Brown) Springer, 52 of Freeport, Illinois passed away on May 9, 2013.  Cremation rites have been accorded.  A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 17, 2013 at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Hanover, Illinois.  A gathering will be held from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., prior to the service at the funeral home.  A memorial fund has been established in Kathryn’s memory. 

Kathryn was born on September 22, 1960, the daughter of Gwenn and Jean (Harkness) Brown in Savanna, Illinois.  She attended and graduated from Freeport High School.  She was first married to William Bumford and later to Gary Springer.  She worked at various local businesses, including the Stephenson Nursing Home, Freeport.  She bred and sold Cocker Spaniel puppies for several years.  Kathryn enjoyed fishing, creating crafts and listening to country music, especially Reba McEntyre.  Most of all, Kathryn cherished being a mother and loved her children. 

Kathryn will be dearly missed by her mother, Jean A. Brown of Freeport; a daughter, Jolene A. Bumford of Hanover; a son, Kasey L. Springer of Freeport; seven sisters, Patty Ann Carius of Benton, Wisconsin, Pamela K. Heck of Hanover, Judith L. Pope of Freeport, Sandra M. Simmons of Freeport, Sharon L. Brown-Raymond of Freeport, Kimberly S. Brown of Hanover and Teresa E. Eichmeier of Freeport; one grandson, Fedil F. Brooks II of Freeport. She is preceded in death by her father, Gwenn V. Brown and one sister, Gwendolyn M. Brown.

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From: Simmons, Sandra

May 14, 2013 2:39 pm

To my sister Kathryn, Words can not say what you meant to all of us. You were a great mom and grandmother as well as daughter, sister and friend. I miss the phone calls and texts we did each day and having a hard time with this. But i no your in the lords hands now and in a better... Read More

From: Javier Torres

May 14, 2013 8:55 am

My world feels empty without you in it. I will always cherish our time together. you made me smile you made my world brighter.  you will be in my heart always & never forgotten by me.  Love you always Javier.

From: bird, greg

May 13, 2013 7:59 pm

Ive known kathy since 2001, she was  always good to her children,she loved them all so much,she just treasured her grandson,and he really loved her,she loved animals and they loved her,she had a certain way with dogs,and being animals they sensed that she cared! god wanted her to come home,although we wanted her to stay,I guess he has bigger plans... Read More
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Visitation:
Friday, May 17, 2013
1:00 pm until 2:00 pm
Law-Jones Funeral Home-Hanover
212 East Monroe
Hanover, IL  61041

Service:
Friday, May 17, 2013
2:00 pm
Law-Jones Funeral Home-Hanover
212 East Monroe
Hanover, IL  61041

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