Cathy L. Ikerd, 66, of 205 Stadium Drive, died at 11:57 a.m. Tuesday (Nov. 26, 2013) in her home. Cathy was born Oct. 12, 1947, in Galesburg, a daughter of Marston and Maxine Swanson Ikerd. She was a graduate of Quincy High School. Cathy enjoyed watching baseball and was a devout St. Louis Cardinals' fan. Cathy also enjoyed sewing. She liked spending time with Norma Bower, whom she considered to be a sister, and whom she counted on to help her at all of her doctors' visits. They enjoyed shopping and going out to eat together. Cathy is survived by her brother-in-law, James (Norma) Bower of Quincy; several cousins; and a special friend, Bonnie McDowell, who helped her day in and day out. Cathy was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Sue Ann Bower; and a niece, Nicole Hawkins. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Friday in the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with the Rev. Steve Disseler conducting. Inurnment will be in Quincy Memorial Park. MEMORIALS: Blessing Foundation for Hospice. ARRANGEMENTS: Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors. WEBSITE: www.hansenspear.com.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Dec. 1 to Dec. 3, 2013