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Obituary for Kathe Vegter
KATHE VEGTER, 76, of 15479-C Henry Road, Morrison, IL, died Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at The Villages Regional Hospital in The Villages, FL. Heaven gained a very beautiful, special angel who will be greatly missed.Kathe was born January 21, 1941 in Clinton, IA, to Leland and Mary Alice (Bush) Kane. She was educated in the Fulton grade schools and was a 1959 graduate of Fulton High School in Fulton, IL. She was active in the Fulton High School Band, and was also a cheerleader. She was the queen of the Fulton Relay, and she and her future husband, John, were voted queen and king of their senior prom. On November 19, 1960 she married her high school sweetheart, John A. Vegter in Fulton. For the first few years of their marriage Kathe was employed at Fidelity Life in Fulton. She then worked several years at Quinns Jewelry Store in Morrison (she had a definite love of jewelry). Kathe was a devoted homemaker, which was the most important job to her, but she also helped with their farming business and family owned car washes. She enjoyed life to the fullest and traveled to many destinations with family and friends. She loved to golf and spend winters in Florida; go on shopping excursions, and cook and entertain for her family and friends. Most of all she loved being with her family and her five grandchildren, who were her pride and joy.Survivors include her husband, John; one daughter, Cynthia Ottens of Morrison; one son, Timothy (Jill) Vegter of Morrison; five grandchildren, Ashley and Amber Vegter, Matthew (Natalie) Vegter, Gregory Ottens, Nathan (Megan Houzenga) Ottens; four sisters, Mary Lee Cecil of Fulton, IL. Mrs. Brenda Hesser of Weeki Wachee, FL, Candi (Chuck) Bubert of St. Augustine, FL, Deb (John) Hauptman of Morrison; two brothers, Richard (Ginny) Kane of Circleville, OH and Steven (Tricia) Kane of Fulton, IL; a sister-in-law, Judy Rus of Morrison; many cherished nieces and nephews.Kathe was preceded in death by her parents; one sister-in-law, Linda Walker; one brother-in-law, Charles Hesser.
FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:30 A.M. Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Ebenezer Reformed Church in Morrison, IL OFFICIATING: Rev. Gerald Norman, Pastor of the Ebenezer Reformed Church VISITATION: 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 15th, at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home INTERMENT: Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison