Sara Joan Kress, 82, of Springfield, IL died at 3:34 p.m. Thursday, November 24, 2011 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born November 2, 1929 in Chicago to Kenneth Francis and Ruth Keenan Corley. She married Alvin Leroy “Roy” Kress in 1951 and he preceded her in death on November 28, 2000. Also preceding her in death was one son Jerry Kress.
She is survived by two sons Thomas (Marsha) Kress of Tacoma, WA; Danny Kress of Springfield; four grandchildren Wendy, Sarah, Megan and Emily; three great grandchildren Ashley, Morgan and Brooke Whiteford; two brothers Jack Corley and family and Robert Corley and family, both of California.
Sara was a resident of Springfield most of her life. She retired from the State of Illinois. Sara worked at Macy’s for 16 years.
Graveside Services: 2:00 p.m. Thursday, December 1, 2011 at Camp Butler National Cemetery with Vaughn Beeman officiating. Memorial Contributions may be made to Senior Services of Central Illinois.