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Catherine M. McGill

Published: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

ROCHELLE – Catherine M. McGill, 87, of Rochelle, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2013, in Rochelle.

She was born Feb. 22, 1926, in Flagg Township, the daughter of William and Jennie (Schmidt) Smith. She married Harold Thomas McGill on Oct. 9, 1946, in Custer, S.D. He preceded her in death on Dec. 15, 1974.

Survivors include her son, David McGill of Rochelle; two daughters: Cheri (Jack) Stienmetz of Petersburg, and Wanda (Gary) Haub of West Brooklyn; two sisters, Dorothy Foss of Machesney Park and Verda “Loi” (Ralph “Lefty”) Jury of Belvidere; five grandchildren: and five great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Norma Cole and Mabel Moland; and one grandchild.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday and the funeral service at 11 a.m. Thursday at Unger-Horner Funeral Home, 400 N. Sixth St., Rochelle. Burial of cremated remains will be Friday at Ashton Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Serenity Hospice & Home.

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