Kathleen Jane Smith “Kathy”, age 75, of Island Lake, peacefully passed away Monday, August 19, 2019 at Winchester House of Libertyville. She was born April 27, 1944 in Kalamazoo, MI to Joseph and Laurene (Kessler) Collins.
Kathy had a beautiful soul and enjoyed living life to it’s fullest. Kathy loved being a social butterfly, and could lighten up any room. She was a connoisseur and loved many different foods. In Kathy’s later years, she was often seen watching her favorite t.v. shows, movies, and doing crossword puzzles. She was a loving mother, caring grandmother, fond sister, and dear friend who will be forever in their hearts.
Left behind to treasure Kathy’s memory is her daughter, Kathy (Michael) Sedall, son, Robert (Nancy) Smith, daughter, Dawn (Brock) Maxwell; three sisters, Margaret Schulmeister, Sallie Walker, Patty Wilson; two brothers, Joseph Collins, William Collins; 12 grandchildren, Anthony Danca, Joey Wolf, Robert Noren, Eric Martin, Laurence Wolf, Ryan Martin, Tim Martin, Samantha Smith, Tasha Smith, Kimberly Krieger, Cory Martin, Ashley Maxwell; and three great-grandchildren, Cameron Wolf, Caleb Wolf, and Emelia Martin.
Kathy is now reunited with her parents, Joseph and Laurene, her brother, Timothy Collins, and her daughter, Diane Wolf.
Friends and neighbors may gather for a memorial visitation from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Monday, August 26, 2019 at Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 N. Rosedale Court, Round Lake, IL 60050. A service to celebrate Kathy’s life will be at 6:30 p.m. in the funeral home.
For information please call the funeral home at 847-546-3300, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for Kathy’s family.