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Kathryn L. Anspach

Published: Thursday, March 6, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
Kathryn L. Anspach

ROCK FALLS – Kathryn L. Anspach, 66, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Sterling Pavilion.

She was born March 5, 1947, in Cedar Falls, Iowa, a daughter of Grant and Marcella (Miller) Ehrke. She was united in marriage to Joseph Anspach on Aug. 9, 1991. He preceded her in death on Jan. 14, 2005.

Kathryn was an accounting clerk with Sauk Valley Media for 44 years before retiring May 31, 2013. She enjoyed knitting, cross stitching, crafts, crocheting, reading, and shopping. Kathryn adored her grandchildren, and loved to watch their sporting events.

Those left to honor her memory include a son, David (Sue) Jones Jr., a sister, Karla (Jerry) Portner, and her grandchildren, Vicki, Zach and Abbi Jones, all of Rock Falls; and a nephew, Ben (Jennifer) Portner of Sterling. 

Kathryn also was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Brian Vickers officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Sterling. 

A memorial has been established.

Visit www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com to send condolences.

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