Catherine Elizabeth Campbell, 81 of Gillespie, died at her residence on Sunday, April 7, 2019. She was born April 30, 1937, in Gillespie to Howard Skelton and Bridget (O’Reilly) Skelton. She married Thomas Campbell on December 22, 1954, in Missouri.
She was a librarian for the Gillespie Public Library.
She is survived by her spouse, Thomas Campbell of Gillespie; children, Gaye Lynn (James) Suhling of Gillespie, Candice Kay Anschutz of Girard, Lee Ann Caruso of Springfield, Suzanne Gail Campbell of Gillespie, and Shannon Elizabeth (Jason) Tesio of Gillespie; 8 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Lynn Heyen of Gillespie; and two cousins.
Catherine was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Heather Campbell; sister, Darlene Watson; and son in law, Larry Hays.
Visitation services will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. followed by funeral services at the funeral home with Father Michael Haag officiating. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Gillespie. Memorials are suggested to Gillespie Public Library. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie is in charge of the arrangements.