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Kathryn “Katie” LeeAn Cass Garms, 78, of Kewanee, died Monday, September 25, 2017 at Kewanee Care, Kewanee, IL. Kathryn was born March 31, 1939 in Bradford, IL the daughter of Frank and Freida (Stephens) Cass. She graduated from Bradford High School and Blackhawk College. Kathryn married Louis W. Garms on October 28, 1961 in Kewanee, he preceded her in death.

Kathryn is survived by three children, Christina Carlson, Galva, IL, Harold “Bill” Garms, Kewanee, IL, Jennie Garms, Kewanee, IL; seven grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and two siblings, James “Jim” Cass, Tiskilwa, IL, Mrs. Michael (Margaret) “Peggy” Talbot, Branson, MO. She was preceded in death by her husband; one great granddaughter, Lauren Trussen; four siblings, Arthur “Skip” Cass, Robert “John” Cass, Donald Cass, and Beverly Walker.

Kathryn worked for the housing authority of Henry county for numerous years. She also catered and made cakes. She volunteered in Haiti and sponsored a child, Amanda. She loved baking, sewing, traveling, and playing cards. She also enjoyed animals and auctions. She also loved spending time with her family.

Per her wishes there will be no visitation or services. A private family graveside will take place at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Humane Society. Please leave an online condolence for Kathryn’s family at www.schuenemantumblesonfuneralhome.com.

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