Kelly Renee Broomfield

30 November, 196815 September, 2021
Obituary of Kelly Renee Broomfield
PEKIN ~ Kelly Renee Broomfield, 52, of Pekin, passed away at 5:11 p.m. Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Born November 30, 1968 in Peoria, she was the daughter of Kenneth Eugene and Ada Fredonia (Walls) Cochran. Her parents preceded her in death. Surviving are one son, Joshua Broomfield of Pekin and one daughter, Mariann Broomfield of East Peoria. She also leaves her life partner of 22 years, Roger Payne. A 1987 graduate of Pekin Community High School, Kelly last worked for Pet Sitting by Diana. She previously worked for Alexander’s Bookkeeping and Tax Service for 16 years. Kelly had a heart for caring for people and loved taking care of other people’s animals, as well as her own. She enjoyed listening to music and going for walks. She especially enjoyed spending time at Mineral Springs Park. She enjoyed family time spent watching movies or meeting up with friends. Kelly was a social and kindhearted person. Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 23, 2021 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. The Rev. Judy Doyle will officiate. Visitation will be one hour before the funeral. Burial will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin. Memorial contributions may be made to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for Acute Myeloid Leukemia research, P.O. Box 22324, New York, NY 10087 or To express condolences online, visit

Show your support


  • Don Dike
  • Greg Burris
  • Keith Turner
  • Jimmy Hayden
  • Evan Strandquist
  • Joshua Broomfield
  • Dominick Mucciante-Strandquist Honorary Pallbearer

Past Services

Thursday, 23 September, 2021


Thursday, 23 September, 2021

Funeral Service