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Katherine E. West

Katherine E. West

Katherine E. West, age 81, of Quincy, IL died on Friday, January 22, 2021 in the Sunset Home. She was born on July 20, 1939 in Vincennes, IN the daughter of Ray and Anna Ensor. She married Lester West on December 22, 1956. He survives.

Katherine was a graduate of Quincy Senior High School. Over the years, she worked at Motorola, Harris Corp. and Hutter Oil Co. Moving to Champaign in 1985 with her husband, she worked at Collegiate Cap & Gown until 2003 when they returned to Quincy.

In addition to her husband, Katherine is also survived by:
TWO GRANDCHILDREN: Amanda Daggett of Quincy and Eric Daggett and his wife Devin of Springfield, IL.
TWO GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: Michaela and Erika Veihl
SIBLINGS: Georgia Harris, Gary Ensor and Susie Margurcino.
Nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

Katherine was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter Deborah Meyer.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 6:00 PM at the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 3 from 4:00 until the time of the services at 6:00. Memorials may be made to the Charity of the Donor's Choice.

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From:
George Black
Quincy, IL
Comments:
So shocked to read about Kathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
From:
Nancy & Tom Friye
Quincy, IL
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We are so sorry to hear of Kathy’s death. Remembering her & your family in thought & prayer.
From:
Ron & Esther Morrison
Mendon, IL
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Les, you are in our thoughts & prayers at this difficult time.
From:
Vickie Steinkamp
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Lester. So sorry to hear of Kathy's passing. Our thoughts are with you and the family
From:
Melissa Hill
Canton, MO
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Aunt Kathy was a beautiful woman full of grace. She always had a smile on her face. Sending prayers of strength in this time of sorrow.
From:
Marybeth Eads
Champaign, IL
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I always enjoyed working with Kathy. She had a special sense of humor and great outlook. I’m so sorry to hear of her passing.