Kathryn "Kathy" Chaplin

January 24, 1938February 27, 2018

Kathryn “Kathy” Christina Chaplin, age 80 of Pesotum, IL peacefully passed from this life to the next on February 27, 2018 at her home.

Kathy was born in rural West Salem, IL on January 24, 1938 to Albert and Ona (Ibbotson) Johnson. She graduated from Edwards County High School.

She married Myrl Chaplin on June 23, 1967 in Olney, IL and they enjoyed over 50 years of life together. She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers, Glen Johnson and Charles Johnson, and a stepson, Dale Chaplin.

She is survived by her husband, Myrl Chaplin of Pesotum, IL, daughter, Vicki Reid McDaniel of Champaign, IL, step daughter Linda (Bill) Clow of Olney, IL, one son, Darrell (Suzann) Reid of Normal, IL, stepsons: Larry Chaplin of Noble, IL, Merrill (Vonna) Chaplin of Mahomet, IL and Gerald (Robin) Chaplin of Olney, IL, 3 grandchildren: Matt (Laura) Carlton, Kaitlin (Jacob) Schroeder, and Turner Reid, 3 great-grandchildren: Laine Carlton, Callie Carlton and Lilly Carlton and baby boy Schroeder, soon to arrive and one sister-in-law, Marilyn Johnson of Champaign , IL. Kathy is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Kathy’s greatest joy was her loving husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved nature, especially the birds and squirrels that would come to visit.

Visitation will be on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 1PM to 3PM at Ingram Funeral Home in Albion, IL followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 3PM. Burial will take place at Marion Cemetery, rural West Salem.

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages memorials be made to Carle Hospice, with envelopes provided at the funeral home. For those wishing to mail memorials, they may be sent to Carle Hospice 206A West Anthony Drive, Champaign, IL 61822. The family would like to extend a heart felt thank you to the staff of Carle Hospital, Helia Healthcare of Champaign, and Carle Hospice for the care and attention during this difficult time.

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Ingram Funeral Home of Albion is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.


  • Visitation Saturday, March 3, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Saturday, March 3, 2018

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Judy Coyle

March 2, 2018

My deepest sympathy to the family. I enjoyed knowing Kathy when we all met at Ryans to eat.

Judy Coyle