Kathleen McGovern

December 20, 2018

Kathleen B. McGovern (nee Beyers), 89, of Pana, passed away Tuesday (Dec. 18, 2018) at Central DuPage Hospital.

She was the beloved wife of Joseph L. “Joe” McGovern for 60 years. He preceded her in death.

Kathleen was the loving mother of Eileen (Jay) Filler, Stephen (Andrea) McGovern, Kevin (Christine) McGovern, Shelly (Ray) Schmidt, Anne (Patrick) Burkhart, Shawn (Heidi) McGovern and Martin (Tammy) McGovern; cherished grandmother of Patrick (Kristi) Filler, Kyle (Meghan) Filler, Spencer Filler, Tiffany McGovern, Rachael McGovern, Bryan McGovern, Ryan McGovern, Adam McGovern, Katie Schmidt, Christopher (Kayla) Schmidt, Stephanie Schmidt, Calvin Burkhart, Edmond Burkhart, Stuart Burkhart, Joseph Burkhart, Dorthea Burkhart, Connor McGovern, Renee Angelo, Nick Angelo, Devin McGovern, Shannon McGovern, Olivia McGovern and Owen McGovern; great-grandmother of Aiden Filler; sister of Mary (Sheldon) Marrs, Marjorie Beyers and the late Louis (Patty Nolan-Beyers) Beyers, Kirk and Joseph Jr.; sister-in-law of Joan Beyers; and aunt of many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a great-grandchild, Lincoln McGovern.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, until the 11 a.m. Mass at St. Michael Church, 310 S. Wheaton Ave., Wheaton. Interment will be in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood.

Memorials may be made to Esse Adult Day Care Center, 515 S. Wheaton Ave., Wheaton, IL 60187.

Funeral arrangements are by Williams-Kampp Funeral Home in Wheaton.

Please sign her online guestbook at williams-kampp.com.


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