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Kathryn M. Reardon

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Kathryn M. Reardon 82, of Springfield, Illinois, formerly of Decatur, passed away at 10:16 p.m., Sunday, April 21, 2024, in Centennial Pointe Senior Living in Springfield.

Kathy was born March 12, 1942, in Ironwood, Michigan, the daughter of John J. and Jean P. (Parent) Gorrilla. Kathy attended St. Ambrose Catholic School and graduated in 1960. She went on to obtain her bachelor's degree in speech pathology from Northern Michigan University.

Kathy married George W. Reardon, of Hurley, Wisconsin, on Aug. 14, 1964. She was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church. She enjoyed music including playing the piano, being an artist working in the oil paint medium, ice skating and gardening. She was best described as a very industrious person.

Surviving are her sons, Marc Reardon (Dr. Becky) of Woodstock, and Shawn Reardon of Sherman; brother, Thomas Gorrilla (Mary Kaye) of Minneapolis; sisters, Mary Jean Schiefelbein (Tom) of Delafield, Wisconsin, Elizabeth "Betsy" Gorrilla of Eagan, Minnesota, and Patrice Gorrilla of Eagan; and grandchildren, Lily Geneva, Caroline Reardon and Nora Reardon.

Kathy was preceded in death by her parents; and her daughter, Marcia Ann Reardon.

A private family Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, April 27, in St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church with Rev. Jason Stone, celebrant. Inurnment will be in Mt. Gilead Cemetery in Decatur.

Memorials may be made in Kathy's memory to Fanconi Cancer Foundation, 360 E. 10th Ave., Suite 201, Eugene, OR 97401.

Calvert & Wikoff Funeral Home of Mt. Zion is assisting the family with services. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at

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