Kelly Kathleen BUNN

Kelly Kathleen Bunn

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Kelly Kathleen Bunn, 45, died at 4:33 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at St. John's Hospital.

Kelly was born Aug. 6, 1968, in Staunton, Ill., the daughter of John Michael and Marilyn Walsh Bunn.

Kelly graduated from Sacred Heart Academy in 1986 and earned her bachelor's degree from the University of South Carolina. She volunteered at Church of the Little Flower where she served as president of the Ladies Guild and was on the Pastoral Council. She enjoyed traveling, decorating, cooking, planning events, volunteering, and she enjoyed her time boating on Lake Springfield.

She was preceded in death by her father, John Bunn, and her grandparents, Willard and Ruth Bunn, Sr. and Michael and Emma Walsh, all of Springfield.

She is survived by her mother, Marilyn Bunn of Atlanta, Ga.; her sister, Margaret Mary Bunn Lochmandy (husband, Jeff) of Atlanta, Ga.; her beloved nieces, Regan and Abbie Lochmandy; several cousins; and her two rescue dogs, Murphy and Tate.

Cremation was accorded by Butler Cremation Tribute Center prior to ceremonies.

Funeral Mass: 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 3, 2014, at Church of the Little Flower, 800 Stevenson Dr., Springfield, the Rev. Msgr. John R. Ossola, celebrant.

Reception: Family will receive friends from noon - 2 p.m., Monday, March 3, 2014, at Panther Creek Country Club, 3001 Panther Creek Dr., Springfield.

Private family burial will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to: Animal Protective League, 1001 Taintor Rd., Springfield, IL 62702, Church of the Little Flower, 800 Stevenson Dr., Springfield, IL 62703, or Sacred Heart-Griffin, 1200 W. Washington, Springfield, IL 62702.

The family of Kelly Kathleen Bunn is being served by Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield. Please visit to offer your condolences.

Funeral Home

Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home
900 South Sixth Street Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 544-4646

Published in The State Journal-Register on Mar. 1, 2014