She was born in Chicago on Feb. 26, 1942, to Clarence and Wanda Tracy.
For 14 years, Kathleen was employed with Cragin Federal Bank as the bank manager. She would later enjoy her retirement at her home in Naples, Florida.
Kathleen was known for her talents in painting, enjoying a day out shopping, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
Kathleen is survived by her loving husband of 21 years, Don; loving children, Vickey (Paul) Friedman, Phil (Megan) Cammarata, Tracy (Steve) Sarcinelli; stepchildren, Daniel (Janet) Patkowa, Jon (Erika) Patkowa, and the late David (Jennie) Patkowa; cherished grandchildren, Shayna, Ethan, Larissa, Nicholas, Cecily, Anthony, Vinnie, Lars, Luca, David, and Jacob; brother, Dennis (Natalie) Tracy; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Clarence and Roger.
A visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 E. Route 176, Crystal Lake.
A brief visitation will be held the following day, Saturday, Jan. 25 from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at noon at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made in Kathleen’s memory to The Springs Rehabilitation Center, 1000 E Brighton Ln., Crystal Lake, IL 60012.