Kathryn O. Mahr

 Kathryn O. Mahr, 87, of Rock Island, IL, formerly of Fairview, IL, passed away at 8:22 AM on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at New Perspective Memory Care in Silvis, IL. She was born on December 7, 1929 in Springfield, IL to Louis and Louise (Fagan) Kuder. She married Thomas A. Mahr on February 3, 1951 in Canton, IL, he preceded her in death.

Also preceding her in death were her parents, one granddaughter, and two sisters, Louise Handley and Mary Ruey.

Surviving are three children, Tom (Cindy) Mahr of East Moline, IL, Tim (Barbara) Mahr of Davenport, IA, and Toni (Brian) Jensen of Rock Island, IL; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Virginia Timmons and Vera Wright, both of Canton, IL.

Kathryn was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Canton, IL. She was also a member of Extension Homemakers association, and the American Legion Auxiliary in Fairview, IL. Kathryn loved sewing, all types of music, and handcrafts.

Services will be held at 1 PM on Monday, August 21, 2017 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, where a visitation will be held from 12-1 PM. Deacon Gary Schultz will officiate. Burial will follow the services at Fairview Cemetery in Fairview, IL. Memorials can be made to New Perspective Memory Care, 1900 10th St., Silvis, IL 61282. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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7 Responses to Kathryn O. Mahr

  1. Julie and Larry Wasson says:

    Condolences and deepest sympathy in the passing of Kathy to her family. She was one of a kind and a good neighbor.

  2. Marianne Pilkington says:

    Such a sweet lady. We were friends from HEA and always enjoyed going on day trips together. I will be out of the area on Monday so will not be able to attend her visitation or funeral. Sorry for your loss.

  3. Tom , Cindy , Tim & Toni Sue : I m sorry to hear of the home going of your mother . We always had a good time at G ma Mahrs , playing pitch , piano or eating popcorn & drinking iced tea. Laughter was the best .. Keep those memories alive .. Take care . With thoughts & prayers . Roberta (Sherman) White

  4. Dear family ; Tom , Cindy , Tim, & Toni Sue wanted you to know how sad to hear of your mothers home-going . Remember the good times at G ma Mahrs;playing pitch , piano , eating popcorn & drinking ice tea. Laughter was the best . Enjoy the memories .
    Roberta Sherman White .

  5. Marcy Williams says:

    Tom, Tim & Toni We are so sorry to hear about your Mother’s passing. We all know she is no longer wondering and is in peace. Probably already given your Dad a word or two already!! You kids did all you could and then some. You will always be a peace within your selves. Love you Cousins. Marcy and Larry Wiliams

  6. Brad and Deb Markley says:

    We are sorry to hear of Aunt Kathy’s passing. She was always kind and caring to me as a child. Brad and Deb Markley

  7. Brad and Deb Markley says:

    I hear it was a very nice tribute to Aunt Kathy!!

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