Catherine A. Kochman
Catherine A. Kochman, 99, of Springfield, died at 3:35 pm, Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born November 11, 1915 in Springfield, to Thomas H. and Rachel Rape McDonough. She married William C. Kochman in 1938 and he preceded her in death on November 17, 1985.
Survivors include two daughters, Ruth (David) Young and Kathleen Kochman both of Springfield; three grandchildren, David C. Young of Springfield, Christopher Young of Chanhassen, MN and Michael Young of Pleasant Plains; five great grandchildren, Jeremy, Robyn, Carl, Hailee and Logan; one great grandchild, Liam and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three brothers, Ernest, John and Joseph McDonough and three sisters, Elizabeth “Betty” Thornburgh, Helen Mack and Mary May.
She worked at Springfield Dry Goods for 33 years and retired from Marine Bank in 1978 after 13 years of service. Catherine was a volunteer with the St. John’s Hospital Samaritans.
Visitation: 4-7 pm, Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Thursday, May 7, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Lay Minister Karen Alsup officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to Illinois Presbyterian Home, 2105 West Lawrence Street, Springfield, IL 62704.