Kathleen “Kathy” Sue Roach, 69 of Alton, passed away at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, January 13, 2020, at Alton Memorial Hospital.
She was born May 19, 1950, in Alton, Illinois, the daughter of the William and Laverna (Kruse) Roach.
Kathy worked as a C.N.A. for a variety of nursing homes throughout the area. She was a member of St. John U.C.C. in Brighton. Kathy enjoyed crocheting, cooking, tole painting, crafting, and playing Bingo.
Kathy will be missed by her son, Christopher (Wendy) Schmidt of Brighton; mother, Laverna Roach; three grandchildren, Samantha (Lance) Enochs, Dylan Schmidt, Debrena Schmidt; two great grandchildren, Lincoln Enochs, and a baby boy due in April; two sisters, Patricia (John) Kohrell, Jean (Gary) Highfill; one brother, Bill Roach; her nieces and nephews, Lisa Bodine, Lori (John) LeSage, Toni (Dave) Lehl, Will (Liz) Roach, and Whitney (Chris) Steinkuhler; her dog, Fluffy; and the faculty, staff, and community at St. Clair’s Villas, where she lived.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at Anderson Family Funeral Home in Brighton.
Burial will follow in Brighton Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. John U.C.C. of Brighton or 5A’s.
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