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Kathryn "Kay" R. Van Allen Banta
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Birth: Apr. 30, 1933, USA
Death: Oct. 6, 2012
Danville
Vermilion County
Illinois, USA

Kathryn R. Banta 79, of Ridge Farm, passed away at 10:58am, Saturday, October 6, 2012, at Provena USMC, Danville. She was born on April 30, 1933, the daughter of Kenneth and Celma {Swaim} Van Allen, both deceased. She was united in marriage to Robert ‘Terry' Banta on February 17, 1963. He will miss her dearly.
Others who will miss her include: her daughter, Kathy Banta of Chicago, IL; her brother, Donald (Sharon) Van Allen of Bismarck; her brother-in-law, Tom Wiener of South Bend, IN; her sister-in-law, Barbara (Bob) Zamen of Austin, TX; and her nephews, Thomas Wiener of South Bend, IN, Philp Van Allen of Evansville, In, Bob Zamen of Austin, TX, & Steven Zamen of Austin, TX. She was preceded in death by her sister, Gae Wiener.
Kathryn was a graduate of Lakeview College of Nursing and worked as an Registered Nurse for Lakeview Hospital and the Danville Veteran's Administration. She was active in the County & State Boards of Health for 24 years and received the Illinois Public Health Association's Everett L. Hageman Volunteerism Award. She enjoyed antiques, golfing, as well as, cooking & gardening. She also avidly watched the Fighting Illini and cheered them whether they won or lost.
A celebration of Kathryn's life will be held at 11:00am, Tuesday, October 9, 2012, at Sunset's Houghton-Leasure Funeral Home, Georgetown, with Patty Wise officiating. Visitation will be 9:30am -11:00am, Tuesday, October 9, 2012, at the funeral home. She will be laid to rest in Crown Hill Cemetery, Ridge Farm. Memorial donations may be given in her name to: American Cancer Society, 2509 S Neil St, Ste#1, Champaign, IL 61820, or Lakeview College of Nursing, Danville.
 
 
Burial:
Crown Hill Cemetery
Ridge Farm
Vermilion County
Illinois, USA
Plot: K-11 Lot-2 Plot-8
 
Created by: Tonda L. Miller
Record added: Oct 07, 2012
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Kathryn Kay R. <i>Van Allen</i> Banta
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Kathryn Kay R. <i>Van Allen</i> Banta
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Kathryn Kay R. <i>Van Allen</i> Banta
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Rest in peace Kay...you are missed.
- stacy jackson
 Added: Jul. 28, 2014
Rest in Peace. LVH School of Nursing, class of 1954
- Pokey
 Added: May. 21, 2014
 
 
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