Kathlene Mae Mann

July 15, 1944May 12, 2018

Kathleen Mae Mann, 73, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 12, 2018 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington. She was born in Bloomington on July 15, 1944, the daughter of William and Martha Weed Mann. She was preceded in death by her parents and older sister, Charlene Rider. Burial arrangements are being held at East Lawn Memorial Gardens. According to her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded, there will be no services. Survivors include three sisters, Theresa (Lawrence) Reece, Bloomington; Nancy (Robert) Papp, Normal; and Martha (Antonio) Rodriguez, Gardner, Kansas. She has seven loving nieces and nephews and eight great nieces and nephews. Kathlene “Kaybe” was a lifelong resident of the community. She graduated from Bloomington High School in 1962 proudly winning numerous awards in bookkeeping. She retired from Eureka Williams in 1999 after 33 years of service. Kathlene was particularly known for preparing holiday dinners and cookie platters for family and friends. She immensely enjoyed reading books and solving word puzzles. She will be remembered for her generosity to others and her keen sense of humor. She devotedly served as one of the caretakers of her mother for many long years. The family wishes to thank the McLean County Nursing home for the special care they gave to Kathlene during the past five years. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family. East Lawn Funeral Home in Bloomington is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at


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Thomas Weed

May 17, 2018

Kaybe was one of my favorite cousins. Many childhood memories

John Beckert

May 15, 2018

I am a volunteer during bingo and played many games with her over the year and half that I have been there. I considered her a good friend and will miss her dearly. I want to send my condolences to the family and you will all be in prayers.