Centralia High School Class of 68, Centralia, Illinois, Class of 1968 Reunion Information, Classmates, 1968 the Year


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Kathy Ballantini
Classmate:  Kathy Ballantini

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Katherine Ann (Ballantini) Gaston, 68, of Centralia, passed away on November 3, 2018 at Odin Healthcare. She was employed by Banks Bowl and the Centralia Elks Lodge for several years. She enjoyed solving crossword puzzles, scrabble, and was a wonderful cook.

In accordance with Katherine’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and a visitation will be held on Sunday November 11, 2018 from 2:00PM to 4:00PM at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Centralia Humane Society in her memory and will be accepted by the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.sutherlandfuneralhome.com.

She is survived by her brother Tony Ballantini and wife Connie of Centralia, sister-in-laws Jeri Rubino of Kansas City and Jeannell Charman of Salem, nieces Angela Brooks of Kansas City, Kacie Monson of Troy, IL, Kristen Liebig of St. Louis, MO, best friend Nancy Hall, and her beloved pets Peanut Butter and Guy.

She was the daughter on Elmer and Luella Ballantini of Centralia. Katherine was preceded in death by her parents, brother Mike Ballantini, former husband Ronald Gaston, and her longtime companion Don Wrzesinski.

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