Kathy Kessinger, 67, of Watseka, passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Presence Our Lady of Victory in Bourbonnais. She was born on September 5, 1953 in Watseka, the daughter of Betty (Cahoe) Kessinger and Willard “Poody” Kessinger.
Kathy graduated from Watseka Community High School. She operated a resale shop in Watseka for several years. She enjoyed scrapbooking, crossword puzzles, watching movies and fishing.
Kathy leaves behind her significant other Mark Burdick of Watseka; her mother Betty Kessinger of Watseka; her sisters Sharry (Paul) Davis of Watseka, Nancy (Bill) Kreznor of Woodstock and Debbie Pocica of Elmhurst; her foster brother Howard (Mary) Brady of Effner; her dog, Molly; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Poody Kessinger.
Visitation will be held on Friday, September 25, 2020 from 4-8pm at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Funeral Service will be on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 10:30am, also at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Iroquois County Humane Society or donor’s choice.
Per the family’s wishes and current COVID-19 guidelines, masks are required by all who wish to attend Kathy’s services.