Kay Lynn "Katie" White, 37, of Collinsville, Ill., born Sept. 12, 1978, went to be with God and her family that went before her, Friday, June 10, 2016.
Katie was employed with Save-A- Lot for 19 years. It if had wheels, fast engines or was played in a stadium, she loved it.
The happiest part of Katie's life was when she could spend time with people she considered the most important part of her life, her family. Katie enjoyed being part of a large family.
Surviving are her husband, Joe White II; her parents, Rolla (Debbie) Hessel, and Debbie, nee Evans, Shutt; her children, Sam Lowe, Tyler White, and Tristan White; four brothers, Ryan (Christa) Shutt, Jonathan (Lisa) Hessel, Nathan
(Stephanie) Hessel, and Tyler (Elisha) Hessel. Katie was close and devoted to her Aunt
Kathy, Jamie, Jessica, Aunt LaNae (Terry); Uncle Buddy (Brenda); Uncle Jim (Denise); and all her cousins.
Her family tree had many branches which allowed Katie to touch so many lives. Other
branches of her tree included her deeply loved Father and Mother-in- law, Joe and Kate
White; Katie's sister-in- law, proclaimed "sister" Sadie Hester; her brother-in- law, Jarred
White; and mother-in- law, Dian Stewart. Katie was a perfect fit and felt right at home with the "Dutton" family. She will be deeply missed by them, and especially the three little
Ones, DJ, Ethan, and Rory.
Katie loved being around and adored her 13 nieces and nephews, Chelsey, Brandon,
Samantha, Troy, Devin, Kali, Stephanie, Kaden, Tegan, Vivi, Sophia, Max, and Ivy Grace.
Katie was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Jim and Millie Evans; paternal grandparents, John and Louise Hessel; and a cousin, Kathy Hessel Brutton.
Memorials can be made to the Freeburg High School Football team, and may be accepted at the funeral home.
Visitation: Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at Sunset Hill Funeral Home, Glen Carbon, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 16, 2016, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Sunset Hill Memorial Estates. Glen Carbon, Ill.
FUNERAL HOME, Glen Carbon, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on June 14, 2016