Davison-Fulton-Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home

2408 West Willow Knolls Drive, Peoria, IL


Katherine "Katie" Reese

August 19, 1983August 14, 2019

Katherine "Katie" Reese, 35 of Peoria, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at her home in Peoria.

She was born August 19, 1983 in Peoria, IL.

Surviving is her mother, Theresa McClellan of Peoria; one sister, Amy (Brett) Dooley also of Peoria; Tessa and Tanner, whom she was an amazing and loving aunt to, numerous aunts, uncles and cousins, and her beloved dogs, Libby and Lacey.

Katie attended church at Northwoods Community Church. She enjoyed listening to music, doing arts and crafts, loved animals and spending time with her family, especially her niece and nephew.

A visitation will be from 3pm to 5pm, Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Davison-Fulton Woolsey-Wilton in Peoria. Cremation will be accorded following the visitation.

Memorials may be made to the Central Illinois Autism Association. Words of comfort may be submitted to www.woolsey-wilton.com.


  • Theresa McClellan, Mother
  • Amy and Brett Dooley, Sister
  • Tessa and Tanner, Niece and Nephew
  • - Numerous Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins
  • Libby and Lacey, Beloved Dogs


  • Visitation Saturday, August 17, 2019


Katherine "Katie" Reese

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Vinnie Cufaude

August 17, 2019

T, I am so very sorry to hear about Katie. I can remember you sharing many Katie antics with us! Please know all of your friends, even those from the past have you in our thoughts. Please take care and my sincere sympathy is with you and your family. Vinnie

Lori Bennett

August 16, 2019

“T,” my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. My heart hurts for you, my friend.

Karen Scheffler

August 16, 2019

T -
I'm thinking of you often and wish I had a magic spell to heal your sorrow. You provided a happy, comfortable, safe home & life for dear Katie. She worshipped you (altho she liked to test you!). I admire your patience & love.
Amy, Tessa, Tanner & Brett -
Katie cherished your family. She had so many fun adventures with you.
Grandpa & Grandma - Take care of our girl!

Angela Kemp

August 16, 2019

T—oh my goodness I am speechless. You are one of the best moms in the world. I’m praying for you & your family. I’ll never forget our talks about our girls. I always knew that sweet Katie couldn’t have had a better mama. I’m sending you hugs & love from Arkansas, my dear friend. All my prayers & love—Angie

Arnie Babcock

August 16, 2019

Theresa, Amy and family, I am so very sorry to hear about Katie‘s passing! My thoughts are with you all at this time! Much love❤️

Donna Rosser

August 15, 2019

Theresa — I’m so very sorry to hear about Katie. My thoughts will be with you in the coming days, and I know you’ll be comforted by the love and memories around you. Take care, my friend — with my love, Donna Rosser