July 05, 1959 - January 19, 2021
Kathy Ellen Mixer, age 61, of Quincy, died Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at 9:55 p.m. in her home.
Kathy was born July 5, 1959 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter of Robert Dale and Dorothy Wollbrink Mixer. Kathy entered into a civil union with Amy Jo Kientzle on December 30, 2011. She and Amy were married on May 10, 2018 in Quincy. Amy survives.
Kathy received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Blessing Rieman College of Nursing and Culver Stockton College. Kathy was a Registered Nurse with over 40 years of experience in both management and in direct care of women, children, and families. She had been employed by Blessed Beginnings Birth Center as both Director of Maternal Child Services and Director of Maternity Services. Most recently she was employed as the Health Services manager of Chaddock School.
Kathy was an active member of Melrose Chapel United Methodist Church where she served as the Director of the Children's Choir and the Music Leader for Vacation Bible School.
Kathy also volunteered as a reader at Monroe School, and she was a board member of Quincy Family Planning.
In addition to her wife, Amy, survivors include: her mother, Dorothy Mixer of Payson; three siblings: Randy (Marsha) Mixer of Quincy; Keela (John) Dyer of Moorsville, NC; and Lorinda Mixer of Hannibal, MO; three sisters-in-law: Jill Hooper, Jacki Hankins, and Susie (Greg) Lee, all of Quincy; 11 nieces and nephews: Hannah (Kyle Dobbs) Mixer of Quincy; Leann (Brandon) Pillars of Palmyra, MO; Danielle (Kyle) Robinson of Mathews, NC; David Dyer of Verona, WI; Summer (Steve) Thomas, Ashley (Luke) Conrad, Tyler (Lucy) Hankins, Evan (Sara) Hankins, Abbie (Matthew) Hochgraber, Megan (Trevor) Mills, and Jordan (Bree) Lee, of all of Quincy; and 21 great nieces and great nephews.
Kathy was preceded in death by her father, Robert Dale Mixer; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Emmett and Mary Kientzle; and a great nephew, Nicholas Hochgraber.
Services: 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Disseler officiating. To attend Kathy's service remotely (or to view a recording for up to 90 days), please join us by using the following link https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/94007924
Burial: inurnment will take place in Bluff Hall Cemetery at a later date.
Visitation: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 23, 20221
Memorials: Quincy Humane Society or Chaddock Children's Foundation. Memorial Donations may be made online at https://memorials.hansenspear.com
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.