Kathleen A. Kaney, 53, Freeport, died Monday, May 13, 2013, at FHN Memorial Hospital.
Kathleen was born on Nov. 27, 1959 in Freeport, the daughter of James and Joan (Miller) Kaney.
Kathleen was a 1977 graduate of Forreston High School.
She also received her associate’s degree from Highland Community College, Freeport, and attended Grand Rapids School of Bible and Music in Michigan.
Kathleen worked for Newell Companies. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, and card making.
Surviving are her father, James J. Kaney, Freeport; brother, John (Jacqueline) Kaney, Davis; sister, Pam (Raymond) Wunderlich, Vernon Hills; two nieces, Jennifer Kaney and Lauren Wunderlich.
Kathleen was preceded in death by her mother and sister, Susan.
Cremation rites have been accorded, and a private family service will be held.
A memorial has been established for Rockford Rescue Mission.
Arrangements were completed by Burke Tubbs Funeral Home, Freeport.
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