Kathleen “Kate” Gambill, age 90 of Huey, passed away on Monday, March 28, 2016, at the Odin Healthcare Center in Odin, Illinois.
Mrs. Gambill was born on March 5, 1926, in Greenville, Illinois, a daughter of William and Anna (Wilken) Hubbard. She married Carl Wayne Gambill on July 3, 1944, and he preceded her in death on June 4, 1971.
Mrs. Gambill is survived by her children – Barbara K. Holstlaw and husband Elvin Leroy of Sandoval, Illinois, Sherry L. Kopp of Huey, Michael W. Gambill and wife Sonja of Anna, Illinois, and Vicki Gambill Dodson of Centralia; 5 grandchildren – Jeff Holstlaw and wife Laura, Nikki Moulton and husband Jeff, Cassie Watkins and husband Eric, Vicky Jo Treffert and husband Vernon, and Michelle Gambill Williams. She is also survived by 8 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, a sister – Margaret Hubbard, a brother – William Hubbard, and a half-brother – Herman Wilken.
Kate worked at Clinton County Rehab from 1972-1992, and had previously worked at the shoe factory in Carlyle and at Hollywood Candy. She was a member of Huey United Methodist Church and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. Kate enjoyed spending time with her family and loving all of her pets.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, April 2, 2016, at the Huey United Methodist Church with Rev. Bob Souders, officiating. Inurnment will follow at Carlyle Township Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 10:00-11:00 A.M. at Huey Methodist Church.
Expressions of sympathy in memory of Mrs. Gambill may be made to the Huey United Methodist Church and will be accepted at the funeral home.