Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois

Catharine D. Heather

Catharine D. “Cathy” Heather, age 48, of Quincy, died Sunday, July 9, 2017, in her home.

Catharine Heather | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, ILCatharine was born February 10, 1969 in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Karl Judd and Patricia Smith. She married Robbie Heather. He survives.

She was a graduate of Keokuk High School. Cathy had been employed as an overhead crane operator for Griffin Wheel Company. She had also worked as a clerk for Cenex.

In addition to her husband, survivors include: two children: Brooke D. Kite of Warrior, AL; and Devin Kite of Warsaw, IL; a stepson, Brandon Heather of Quincy; her mother, Patricia (Dean) Turley of Warrior, AL; her father, Karl Judd of Montrose, IA; her sister, Barbi Judd of Eden Prairie, MN; her brother, Lance Judd of Fort Madison, IA; and her grandson, Olyver S. Kite of Warrior, AL.

Services: 1:00 pm Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.

Visitation: There will be no visitation, but friends are invited to the service.

Memorials: for the grandchildren in care of Patricia Turley


Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

  1. I was heart broken when I heard this. She was always sift spoken and wonderful to me. Very giving person. I will miss our conversations.

  2. Please accept my condolence to all the family and friends of such young dear, Kathy. These are diificult times and may the promise at Psalms 34:18 gives you an encouragement.

  3. Please accept my sincere condolences on loss of Kathy I never got to meet her but I did speak to her quite frequently through Facebook I am family and I’m sorry I can’t be there I wish I could but health issues stop me from doing that may God bless and hope you have peace thank you

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