Kathy Mortimer

3 August, 196126 September, 2022
Obituary of Kathy Mortimer
MINIER ~ Kathy Ann Mortimer, 61, of Minier, passed away at 5:47 p.m. Monday September 26, 2022 at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Born August 3, 1961 in Peoria to Henry and Marilyn (Andell) McCann, she married Keith Mortimer May 25, 2010. He survives. Also surviving are her parents; three daughters, Briana (Tayrell) Wiker of Arizona, Jennifer (Shawn) Baker and Tanya (Phil) Rakin, both of Minier; one son Brad (Jackie) Mortimer of Minier; eight grandchildren, Clayton, Colton, Carter, Ethan, Ella, Kailyn, Nora and Leo; two brothers Keith McCann and Kirk McCann; one sister, Kim Birchler and many nieces and nephews. Kathy worked at Tazewell County Animal Control for over 30 years. In her free time, she enjoyed fishing and leather working. She loved working with horses and was a member of the Pekin Riding Club. She was a single mother to Briana for most of her life. She was her best friend. A gathering celebrating Kathy’s life will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, September 29, 2022 at the Pekin Riding Club, 11401 Illinois Route 29 in rural Pekin. Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Home & Crematory in Pekin. Memorial contributions may be made to Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, Illinois 61554. To express condolences online, visit

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Thursday, 29 September, 2022

Celebration of Life Gathering