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Katherine M. Mukosey

July 28, 1951 - July 15, 2019

Katherine M. Mukosey Katherine M. Mukosey
    July 20, 2019 | 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Saturday
  • St. Gall Catholic Church 43W885 Hughes Road Elburn
  • Funeral
  • July 20, 2019 | 12:00 P.M. Saturday
  • St. Gall Catholic Church
  • Burial Location
    St. Gall Cemetery Elburn

Katherine M. Mukosey, 67, of Elburn, passed away peacefully in her home on July 15, 2019 after a courageous two year battle with Leukemia. Kathy was born on July 28, 1951, in Chicago, IL. She grew up in Northlake, IL and attended West Leyden High School.  She married her high school sweetheart Glen on May 9, 1970.  For many years she worked for Dominick’s grocery stores as a Customer Service Manager at various locations.  Kathy and Glen raised two wonderful children, Gregory and Jennifer, in Darien IL.  Kathy had a great love of horses and brought that love to her daughter Jennifer.  They were both very involved in showing their horses Parker and Sammy for many years where they met many lifelong friends.  Kathy was an amazing person who touched many lives and left a lasting impression on everyone, lighting up any room she entered.  She had a passion for life and was the pillar of the family that everyone would lean on.  Kathy is survived by her husband, Glen; son, Gregory of Plainfield, IL; and daughter, Jennifer (Jason) of Elburn, IL.  She was a loving grandmother to granddaughters, Ashley and Elizabeth and grandsons, Lance and Joseph. She is also survived by her two sisters, Linda (Jeff) Langreder, Judy (Jon) Schaefer, nephews Jonathan (Kim) and Jared Schaefer, many cousins, friends; and her dog Red. Kathy was preceded in death by her mother Francis and her father, Walter; mother-in-law, Theodora; father-in-law George; her grandparents; as well as her dogs Cody and Hayley and horses Parker and Sammy. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 20, at St. Gall Catholic Church located at 43W885 Hughes Road, Elburn, IL, from 9am-Noon, with mass and funeral services following.  Kathy will be laid to rest at St. Gall Catholic Cemetery in Elburn, IL.  If you wish to make a donation in lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society by visiting For additional information please call Yurs Funeral Home 630-232-7337 or visit


Kathie Brabec (Kaminski) from Oak Brook, IL

"I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you all."

Jean Mencias from Fishers, IN

"I am so sorry for your loss. Kathy touched so many people with her zest for life and her joyful soul. I was blessed to have her as a friend and family member. Her kind spirit will live on through her wonderful children and grandchildren."

Judy Leneau from Jasper, MO

"I am so sorry for your loss. I really enjoyed the years of friendship I shared with Kathy through our mutual love of horses. Kathy was a kind compassionate person. She had a great sense of humor. I have fond memories of the laughter we shared."

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