Katlyn Elizabeth Brewer, 18, of Springfield died at 7:36 pm on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at St. John’s Hospital. She was born June 14, 1992 in Springfield.
Katlyn, was a resident of the Springfield area all her life and a 2010 graduate of Pleasant Plains High School. She attended Lincoln Land Community College. Katlyn was a member of West Side Christian Church. She cherished the time spent with family and friends. Katie enjoyed music, shopping, (especially for purses and shoes), boating, jet skiing, and loved to be with children. She had a generous, giving spirit who will be greatly missed all who knew her.
Katlyn is survived by her parents, Mark (Janet) Brewer of Springfield, and Kimberly Huffman of Pleasant Plains, two sisters, Emily Grace Brewer of Carbondale, and Analise Brewer of Springfield; two brothers, Jacob DeLong of Pleasant Plains, and Dillon Brewer of Springfield, paternal grandparents, Jim and Charlotte Brewer of Springfield, and maternal grandparents, Don and Marsha Jones of Riverton, step-grandparents, Rod and Bonnie Latta of Springfield. Also surviving were several aunts, uncles, cousins, and boyfriend Devin Watkins.
Visitation will take place on Sunday, May 15, 2011 from 4-7pm at West Side Christian Church.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, May 16th, 2011, at West Side Christian Church with Jay Beeman officiating.
Burial will be held following the services at Old Salem Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christian Day Care Center.