Kathy J. Crose, 53, of Viola, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 at her home.

Graveside services are 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5 at Rock Island National Cemetery. Family and friends should gather at 12:45 p.m. in the iWireless Parking Lot to proceed to the Arsenal. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to the family.

Kathy J. Crose, 53, of Viola, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 at her home.

 

Graveside services are 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5 at Rock Island National Cemetery. Family and friends should gather at 12:45 p.m. in the iWireless Parking Lot to proceed to the Arsenal. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to the family.

 

Kathy Jean was born Nov. 28, 1960 in Aledo, a daughter of Franklin and Noma Wakeland Melleny. She married Everett C. Crose on Dec. 31, 1992 in Aledo. He died March 9, 2012. Kathy was a cook at various restaurants in Viola over the years. She loved to cook and meet people. Kathy loved being outdoors, gardening, doing yard work and canning.

 

Survivors include her sisters; Nancy McAtee, Viola, IL, Michelle Lee, Illinois City, IL, Isabelle (Robert) Pearcy, Galesburg, IL and Teresa Robinson, East Moline, IL; Step children: Karin (Don) Welch, Hooker, Okla., Rose (Kent) Barrington, Alex, Okla., Thomas Crose, Merino, Colo., Robert Crose, Knott, Texas and Richard Crose, Glendale, Calif.; 9 step grandchildren; numerous step-great grandchildren and sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Jean (Marvin) Kitchen, Cable and Margie (Edward) Schrock, Aledo, several nieces and nephews and her beloved pets, Bernie and Frisco.

 

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, step-parents and 2 sisters.

 

Online condolences may be left at www.dennisonfuneralhome.com.