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Kathleen “Kathy” Lewandowski, 69, of Peru, died October 4, 2019 in her home surrounded by her family.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday in St. Joseph’s Church in Peru with the Rev J.A. Small officiating. Burial will be at a later date in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Webster Park. Visitation will be Friday from 4:00 til 7:00 PM in the Hurst Funeral Home in LaSalle and 10:30 AM Saturday until time of services in the church.
Kathy was born in Chicago on December 19, 1949 to William and Jeanne (DeZetter) Dempsey. Kathy had a day care service and retired from the Lighted Way in LaSalle and Kmart in Peru. She enjoyed puzzles, sewing, camping, bingo, shopping, and going garage saling. She loved all babies and children.
Kathy is survived by two daughters; Traci (Staggs) Caldwell of Spring Valley and Lisa Lewandowski of Peru, two sons; Jason Borowski of Peru and Billy (Danielle) Borowski of Marseilles, nine grandchildren, one sister Colleen (Ed) Mitchell of Peru, three brothers; Terry (Sharon) Dempsey of Aurora, Gerry Dempsey of Peru, and Dan (Bridget) Dempsey of Peru, and nieces and nephews. Kathy was a stepmother for Edward Lewandowski, Linda (John) Costain, and Cheryl (Dave) Bell and step grandmother to many.
Kathy was preceded in death by her parents, her husband William Lewandowski, and two brothers; Michael and Patrick Dempsey.