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Kathleen Sutherland

September 29, 1921 January 20, 2017
Kathleen Sutherland
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Peoria – Kathleen Sutherland, age 95, of Peoria passed away Friday, January 20, 2017 at Rosewood Care Center of Peoria.

She was born September 29, 1921 in Cumnock, Scotland to John and Mary Macdonald, and settled in Peoria as an infant with her parents. Her father was an engineer with Caterpillar.

She married her beloved husband Charles Sutherland of 52 years on May 25, 1946. He preceded her in death on April 23rd, 1998. She was also preceded in death by her parents and two sisters.

She is survived by her daughter Kathleen (Douglas) Cassidy of Lake Forest, IL, son Kevin (Stephanie) Sutherland of Austin, TX and son Scott Sutherland of Peoria. She was the proud grandmother of 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Kathleen was a lifelong resident of Peoria and attended St. Bernard’s elementary school and The Academy of Our Lady. Following graduation, she worked at Caterpillar for nine years and later in life at Bergner’s Department Store.

She was always very active with her children’s schools, Proctor Hospital and community affairs and had a passion for both bridge and tennis.

Kathleen was a sensitive caring and loving parent and friend who exhibited great pride in her Scottish heritage. She was deeply loved by her family and a shining example to so many.

A funeral mass will be held at St. Philomena Catholic Church, 1000 West Albany, Peoria at 10:30am on Saturday, January 28, 2017 with visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. The Rev. David Richardson will officiate. Interment will follow at Resurrection Mausoleum in Peoria.

Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association, Peoria, alzillinois.org or 612 W. Glen Ave., Peoria, IL 61614.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

28

Jan

9:30 AM 1/28/2017 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 1/28/2017 10:30:00 AM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Saturday

28

Jan

10:30 AM 1/28/2017 10:30:00 AM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

alzillinois.org
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