Obituary of Kay Livingston
Kay Lynn Livingston
Age 73. Peacefully, Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago as a result of a sudden cerebral aneurysm. She closed her eyes and woke up in the presence of the Lord. She was born in Morris, IL and was a longtime Yorkville resident returning to Morris in 2008. A graduate of Aurora College and Yorkville High School with the class of 1962. She was employed part time at a place she absolutely loved, at the Yorkville Public Library. She could also be seen every Thursday night at the Morris Hospital as a volunteer. She had been a tour guide and event coordinator at the Farnsworth House in Plano. Kay retired after 30 years of service to the medical profession for several hospitals within medical credentialing. A member of Peace Lutheran Church in Morris, she served on the church board and participated in the Bell Choir. "She embraced Morris and Morris embraced her." She also served on the Morris and Yorkville Library Boards. When she wasn't making a connection with everyone she came in contact with, she loved to travel, knit and paint.
She was preceded by her daughter, Ellen Rae Livingston in infancy; her parents, Alvin and Roberta (nee Kay) Peterson.
Survived by her loving son, Michael (Stacy) Livingston of Bloomington; two grandchildren, Tyler and Emma Livingston of Bloomington; her devoted sister, Jo Ann (Ed Coates) Gryder of Plano; two nephews, Scott (Heather) Gryder of Oswego and Robert Gryder of Yorkville; one great-niece, Reagan Gryder of Oswego and one aunt, June (nee Kay) Bryant of Ottawa.
Funeral services for Kay Lynn Livingston will be Monday, April 3, 2017 at 9:15 a.m. from the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 1201 W. Route 6 (at Deerpath Drive) Morris to Peace Lutheran Church 101 Candlelight Lane, Morris for services at 10 a.m. Pastor Lu Bettisch officiating. Interment Plattville Lutheran Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name to the Yorkville Public Library would be appreciated. Visitation TODAY SUNDAY from 2-5 p.m. at the funeral home chapel. For more information (815) 942-5040 or visit her Memorial Tribute at www.fredcdames.com