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Kay F. Gess

7/31/1936 - 8/8/2019

TREMONT ~ Kay F. Gess, 83, of Tremont, passed away at 11:35 a.m. Thursday, August 8, 2019 at her residence.

She was born July 31, 1936 in Tazewell County to William Harold and Mildred (Gearien) Murray.

Surviving are one son, James (Evelyn Snyder) Pratt of Tremont; two daughters, Beverly D. Miller and Pamela S. Burns, both of Pekin; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and one brother, Don Murray of Pekin.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one grandson, Thomas E. Miller, III.

Kay enjoyed her work as a professional secretary.  She also made and enjoyed crafts.

A private graveside service will be in Mount Hope Cemetery in Tremont.  Pastor Russell Beck will officiate.  There will be no visitation.  Arrangements are by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.