BLOOMINGTON - Kathryn Ann "Katie" Kiper, 15, of Bloomington, died at 5:04 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 24, 2005) at St. John's Medical Center in Springfield.
Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington, with Pastor Eugene Gray officiating. Burial will be at Stewart Cemetery, rural Heyworth. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the memorial home.
Memorials may be made to the Kathryn Kiper Fund c/o I.S.U. Credit Union, Normal, IL 61761.
She was born Feb. 23, 1990, at Normal, the daughter of Janice L. Kiper.
She is survived by her mother and stepfather, Janice L. Kiper and William "Bucky" Walden, Bloomington; her grandparents, Arthur "Gene" Kiper, Normal; and Ralph and Billie Rose Walden, Bloomington; a sister, Pamela (Issias) Martinez; and a brother, Darrell Kiper; and two stepsisters, Alicia and Adrianne Walden, all of Bloomington.
Her maternal grandmother preceded her in death.
Katie attended Pilgrim Holiness Church in Bloomington and was in her sophomore year at Bloomington High School.
Katie was loved by all who knew her and will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.