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KATHLEEN E. VANDERHEI, 81 ROCKFORD - Kathleen E. Vanderhei, 81, of Rockford passed away Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at her home, surrounded by her children. Born June 10, 1933, in Kenosha, WI; she was the daughter of Peter and Martha (Lehman) Orth. She married George Vanderhei on June 1, 1974, in Kenosha, WI. A former employee of St. Catherine's Hospital of Kenosha, WI; Kathleen was a member of St. Rita's Catholic Church, and the local VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She volunteered for the Purple Knights and Squires Bingo as well as the Phantom Regiment Bingo. Kathleen enjoyed dancing, singing, baking, cooking, arts and crafts, designing floral arrangements, and spending time with her family. She is survived by her children, Laurie (Mike) Banta; devoted daughter, Trisha Bain, Peter (Amy) Weber, and David (Traci) Weber; devoted grandson, Ryan (Stephanie) Cleveland; 15 grandchildren; 9 great- grandchildren; sister, Elaine (Tom) Andreoli; and many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. She was predeceased by her husband; parents; and daughter, Terry Montgomery. Funeral service, 2 p.m., Saturday, June 28, at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Road, Machesney Park. Visitation, 1 p.m. to time of service. Entombment in Sunset Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be submitted at sunsetfhmemgardens.com.


Published in Rockford Register Star from June 26 to June 27, 2014
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