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Kathy Long - 59

9/9/1958 - 12/26/2017
Watseka, Illinois

 Kathy Long, 59, of Watseka, passed away on Tuesday, December 26, 2017.

She was born on September 9, 1958 in Kankakee, IL, the daughter of Alvin Hoogstraat and Arlene (Dau) Hoogstraat.

Kathy married William "Bill" Long on August 2, 1980 at the Zion Lutheran Church in Ashkum, IL.

Mrs. Long was a Child Care Provider for over twenty years. She was a member of the Calvary Lutheran Church where she taught Sunday School, CEC, and VBS for thirty years. She enjoyed making quilts, crafts, helping with the Calvary Pre-School and blessing shed. She also liked collecting items such as clothes and toys for the less fortunate children.

Surviving Mrs. Long is her husband, William "Bill" Long of Watseka; daughter, Jennifer Long of Watseka; brothers, Kurt Hoogstraat and Jon Kessler of Elk Grove, IL, and Kris and Mendy Hoogstraat of Ashkum, IL; a special grandson, Quentin Meredith; and many nieces and nephews.

She is also preceded in death by her parents and grandparents.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2017 at 1:00 pm, at Calvary Lutheran Church in Watseka, with a Celebration of Life to follow from 2-4 pm. Pastor Donald Love will officiate.

Memorials in Mrs. Long's name can be made to the Martinton Food Pantry, Sunrise Center Animal Rescue in St. Anne, or simply help a child in need.

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