ST. CHARLES – Katherine D. Rayle, 82, of St. Charles, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2013, at her home surrounded by family. |
She was born May 24, 1930, in Newald, Wis., the daughter of Frank and Myrtle (Klang) Hayes.
Katherine was one of 13 children and enjoyed her large family immensely. She loved spending time in her flower gardens, she made lovely knitted and crocheted keepsakes for family and friends, and she loved cooking for everyone and being helpful in any way she could. She was a wonderful loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend, and will be greatly missed by all those whose lives she touched.
Katherine is survived by her children, Judy (Ron) Basar of Geneva, John (Lucille) of Michigan, Jim (Robin) of St. Charles; grandchildren, Ben and Josh Basar, James and Dillion Rayle and Sherry Salnick; great-grandchildren, Skylar, Chase, Alyssa, Isabella, Brianna, Jackson and Aidan; sister, Minnie Milbrath of Minnesota; and many nieces, nephews and friends who will miss her dearly.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, John; her parents; 11 siblings; and great-granddaughter, Annika Basar.
Funeral services and burial will be held privately.
Arrangements were handled by Malone Funeral Home. For information, call 630-232-8233 or visit www.malonefh.com.
Published in Kane County Chronicle on Apr. 23, 2013