Kathryn Cahill, 85, of Galesburg, formerly of Oneida, Illinois, died at 11:09 A.M. on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at OSF St. Mary’s Medical Center, Galesburg, Illinois. Kathryn was born on July 7, 1931 in Knoxville, Illinois, the daughter of Ruben and Florence Lundgren Johnson. She was raised and educated in Knoxville and graduated from Knoxville High School in 1950. She had attended classes at Carl Sandburg College. Kathryn married Martin H. Cahill on July 7, 1956 in Galesburg, Illinois. He preceded her in death on February 5, 2007. Kathryn was a homemaker and she also worked as a secretary at Westbay Equipment Company. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Knoxville and the Oneida American Legion Post #727. Kathryn is survived by a son, James B. (Gail) Cahill of Galesburg, Illinois; a daughter, Colleen (Shane Asbury) Schultz of Monmouth, Illinois; four grandchildren, Emily Cahill, Julie (Mike) McVey, Jennifer (Keith) Kulow, and Jaclyn (Seth Shallenberger) Cahill; three great grandchildren, Dolcey Kulow, Tilly Broadfield, and Vinny James Cahill; a sister, Margie (Wylie) Schimel of Greenvalley, Arizona; and one brother, Howard Johnson of Knoxville, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son, Joseph Martin Cahill, four grandsons, and one sister, Audrey Perry. Memorial service will be held at 11:30 A.M. on Friday, August 19, 2016 at Grace Lutheran Church, Knoxville, Illinois. Rev. Michel D. Clark will officiate. Visitation will be from 10:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. on Friday, August 19, 2016 at Grace Lutheran Church, Knoxville, Illinois. Memorials may be made to Grace Lutheran Church. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home & Crematory, Knoxville, Illinois is assisting the family. Online condolences may be left at www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com.
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