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Kathryn M. Ray

September 3, 1924 - March 13, 2015

Kathryn M. Ray, 90, of Springfield, IL, died at 3:25 a.m., Friday, March 13, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born on September 3, 1924 to William and Sylvia Engelbretzen Streder. She married C. Fred Ray on September 13, 1947 and he preceded her in death on March 1, 2007. Also preceding Kathryn in death are her parents and two sons, Richard D. and Gary Allen Ray.

Surviving Kathryn are one daughter, Linda (Joe) McMahon, of Springfield; two sons, Larry (Nancy) Ray of Springfield and Fredrick (Weili) Ray of Irvine, CA; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Kathryn was a resident of Springfield all of her life and she was a homemaker. She was a graduate of Lanphier High School and belonged to Blessed Sacrament Church where she was part of the Altar and Rosary Society.

Visitation: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with a prayer service at 5 pm.

Funeral Mass: 10 am, Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at Blessed Sacrament Church with Reverend Jeff Grant officiating.

Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Time: 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

Prayer service at 5:00 pm.

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Time: 10:00 am

Blessed Sacrament Church


1725 South Walnut Street, Springfield, IL, 62704

(217) 528-7521 Map

Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Calvery Temple


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Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Blessed Sacrament Church.

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