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Kathryn V. Hogan

April 28, 1927 - April 5, 2009

SPRINGFIELD – Kathryn V. Hogan, 81, of Springfield, formerly of Springfield, Mo., died at 11:45 p.m. Monday, April 5, 2009, at Capital Care Center.

She was born April 28, 1927, in Springfield, Mo., the daughter of William and Gertrude Wyre Ermes. She married Michael W. Hogan on Aug. 15, 1959; he preceded her in death on Feb. 23, 2006.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Charles Ermes.

She is survived by two daughters, Alice (Steve) Foss of Springfield and Melissa (Dennis) Mahoney of Chicago; a granddaughter, Natalie Foss; a brother, William (Doris) R. Ermes of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

Kathryn was an elementary school teacher in several schools, then worked at Memorial Medical Center as a secretary in the nursing education department. She retired from the Senior Center of Sangamon County, working in the clerical department for daily bread.

She was a member of Christ Episcopal Church, Delta Delta Delta Sorority, Episcopal Church Women, and she was a avid reader.

A memorial gathering will be held from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Thursday, April 16, 2009, at Christ Episcopal Church. Memorial services will begin at 10 a.m., April 16, 2009, at the church, with the Rev. Dr. Gregory Tournoux officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Lincoln Library Foundation.

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