"Caity" Catherine J. Thoennes
"Caity" Catherine J. Thoennes, the 8 year old daughter of Duane and Kary Beth Thoennes, of Normal, went to be with Jesus on Monday, February 11, 2013 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. She was born on February 20, 2004 in Normal.
Her funeral will be at 11:00 am, Saturday (2-16-13) at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Bloomington with Rev. Peter Zorjan officiating. A private family burial will follow. Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 pm, Friday (2-15-13) at Carmody-Flynn Williamsburg Funeral Home, Bloomington.
Caity was a very giving person and in lieu of flowers, please donate books to her school (Parkside Elementary School) or make donations to Easter Seals, a Shriners Children's Hospital, the Autism Society, Locks For Love, Children's Hospital of Illinois or
She is survived by her parents, her best friend and brother, Kyle, at home, maternal grandparents, "Gram and Papa" Paula and Ed Gibson, Springfield; paternal grandparents, "Memaw and Papa" Jerry and Linda Thoennes, Bloomington; a maternal great grandmother, Lucille "Gigi" Gibson, Chatham; two uncles, Jon Gibson, Springfield and Richard (Jennie) Thoennes, Carlock and a cousin, Aryelle Thoennes, Carlock.
She touched the lives of many and made a lifelong impact on everyone she met.
Caity wants everyone to remember Philippians 4: 13 which says "I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength."