Kathleen Ruth Mongan - 77

4/17/1936 - 4/14/2014

Oregon, IL

Chana – Kathleen Ruth Mongan, age 77, died Monday, April 14, 2014 at Rochelle Community Hospital following a sudden illness. She was born April 18, 1936 in rural Oregon the daughter to Henry and Alta (Linde) Schmarge.
She married Darrell Mongan on June 12, 1954 at the Lighthouse United Methodist Church. He preceded her on Sept. 29, 2005. Kathy was a loving and devoted Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and Sister. She was a lifelong Chana resident. She loved her flower gardens, her movies and shopping on Saturdays, and grandparents supper on Sundays. She loved her pets and enjoyed driving her golf cart. Kathy is survived by her daughter Ruth (Dwight) Canfield of Chana, son Dan (Jean) Mongan of Oregon, son-in-law Randy Gretschmann of Stillman Valley, 2 sisters; Evelyn Pederson of Oregon, and Judith (Rev. Jerry) Whitener of Meridian, MS, 7 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, parents, infant daughter, and daughter Peggy Gretschmann. Funeral service will be 11:00 am, Friday, April 18, 2014 at the Chana Untied Methodist Church with the Rev. Javier Martinez of the church and the Rev. Rich Fassig pastor of the Rock Falls United Methodist Church co- officiating. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service from 10:00 am, to 11:00 am at the church. Burial will be in the Lighthouse Cemetery. A memorial fund is established for the Serenity Hospice and Home.


10:00 - 11:00 am prior to service on Friday, April 18th, 2014 at the Chana United Methodist Church


11:00 am, Friday, April 18th, 2014 at the Chana Untied Methodist Church in Chana, Illinois

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