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Kayla Lehmann

April 5, 2003 - April 7, 2018

Kayla Lehmann Kayla Lehmann
    April 10, 2018 | 5-8:00 P.M.
  • Chapel Street Church
    Keslinger Campus
    3435 Keslinger Road
    Geneva, Illinois
  • Funeral
  • April 11, 2018 | 11:00 A.M.
  • Chapel Street Church
    Keslinger Campus
    3435 Keslinger Road
    Geneva, Illinois
  • Burial Location

Kayla Brooke Lehmann, age 15, of St. Charles passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018 at her home.

She was born April 5, 2003 in Bloomington, Indiana to Hans and Ruthie Lehmann. They moved to Northern Virginia in 2004 and then onto St. Charles in 2011.

Kayla was a freshman at St. Charles East High School. She loved music and was very talented violinist and member of the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra. She also loved sports and played basketball, track and cross country while a student at Thompson Middle School. She was an avid writer and extremely creative artist.

She is survived by her parents and her sister, Hannah, her paternal grandparents, Tom (Kathy) Lehmann of Louisville, Kentucky, her maternal grandmother, Rebecca Frazier of Salem, Virginia and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Creed F. Frazier, III.

Funeral service will held 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, April 11th at Chapel Street Church, Keslinger Campus, 3435 Keslinger Road, Geneva. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5-8:00 P.M. at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Charles East Orchestra Program, send payable to D303, 201 South 7th Street, St. Charles, Illinois 60174 or online here.


Alisa L Radler from Saint Charles, IL

"Ruthie, Hans and Hannah - Kayla was such a beautiful and talented young lady. Over the years, I loved seeing her outside playing with Hannah – smiling and always together. I cannot even begin to understand what you all are going through right now. Our hearts and souls ache for you. May the love of family, friends and loving memories bring you comfort. Our most heartfelt condolences. Love and prayers, Alisa & Sean“Parents hold their children’s hands for just a little while and in their hearts forever.”"

Chris Taylor from Ashburn, VA

"I am so very sorry to hear this news. Kayla was such a sweet girl. Words seem totally inadequate at moments like this. I pray for peace and healing for you all."

Carol Dallstream from Palatine, IL

"One of the most lovely young ladies I ever had the privilege to work with. Her star will be shining from heaven now. With deepest sympathy."

Sarah Strutt Quesenberry from Daleville, VA

"Words cannot express how deeply saddened and heartbroken we are over losing beautiful Kayla. We wish we could be at the service but please know you are in our thoughts, our prayers, and in our hearts. Love to you all, always."

Jana, Kendal and Camryn Thompson from Powell, OH

"Ruthie, Hans and Hannah - Kendal, Camryn and I are so sorry for your loss. Kayla's smile was contagious and she was a kind and caring girl. We want you to know we are praying for your family and sending love and support to you."

Anita Weatherly from Chesapeake , VA

"My heart simply hurts for you, Hans, Hannah and your family. There are no words...just know we are thinking of you, praying for you and sending much love to you all. Anita, Cary and Dylan"

Panzer Family from St. Charles, IL

"There are no words that can describe our anguish. Gorgeous, talented, selfless, and kind come to mind when we think of Kayla. We are devastated for your loss."

Penny Philpott Greene from Boones Mill , VA

"So sorry for your loss sweet. My heart just aches for you and your family. Prayers! PM me if you need anything!!"

Kinnison Family from St Charles, IL

"Craig, Catey, Emma Claire and Malea are so very saddened by your loss. Malea speaks so highly of Kayla- talented, friendly and kind. We all have beautiful memories of her from Bell Graham and Thompson. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. Love to you."

Davis Family from Gilbert, AZ

"Ruthie, Hans, and Hannah ~ We are all very sorry for your loss. Kayla was a beautiful girl with an infectious smile and she will be greatly missed by all that had the opportunity to know her. Words cannot even describe the deep sorrow we feel for you all. We are praying you are able to find peace and comfort during this difficult time. Love and Hugs to you, from all of us: Kristal, Tim, Addyson and Morgan"

Robin Hale from Roanoke , VA

"I am so very sorry for your loss of your precious daughter. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time ."

Julie and Lowell Frederick from Kalispell, MT

"Our hearts are with you and the family. Love you all,"

Erica Miller Sheppard from Blacksburg , VA

"Sweet Ruthie and family - I cannot find the words to begin to express my sorrow for the loss you all are experiencing. Please know that I am just one of so many that are sending their prayers, love and support during this extremely difficult time. I hope you feel the love and comfort surrounding you today and in the days ahead. Love you much ❤️"

Eric Hansotia from Alpharetta, GA

"Hi Hans and Ruthie We are so very sorry to hear of your loss! We hope you can support each other through this challenging time by remembering all the happy memories. Pull your friends and family close for support. We are available to you in any way, big or small. Sincerely, Eric and Nicole"

Dean Brauner from Louisville , KY

"Hans, Ruthie, and Hannah, I am terribly sorry for Kayla. Such a beautiful young woman. All of you, and Kayla, will be in my prayers the next few days. I am sorry I am not able to attend, but I will be thinking of everyone during this time. Take care. Dean Brauner."

Donald, Mary Etta Summerville from Salem, VA

"Ruthie, Hans and Hannah, Please know our prayers are constantly for you. I do not have words to say how deeply sorry we are. We love you all. Coach Summerville"

Turner Family from Batavia, IL

"Our prayers are with all of you right now. Kayla was a beautiful girl inside and out. Trenton remembers her fondly during their Bell Graham Days. May God wrap all of you in his love. Prayers and love to all of you. Sorry we can not be there but know you and your family will be in our prayers every day."

Brian Stahl & Phillis Morris from Sioux Falls, SD

"Hans & Ruthie We are sorrowed to hear of the loss of your daughter. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family."

Kim (Dummitt) Gates from Roanoke , VA

"I am holding you all up in my heart and prayers. I am so very sorry for your loss. God Bless each of you."

Calabrese Family from Saint Charles, IL

"There are no words to describe how sorry we are for your loss. Kayla was a very special girl and we have very happy memories of her throughout elementary and middle school, and her friendship with Jaime."

AP-Cumberland Canadian Sales Team, Doug, Bob, Sébastien, Marvin, Jerry from Canada, IL

"There are no words to describe the hurt. Hans know that your work family is with you and your family during this difficult time. We are with you in your pain and sorrow."

Beverly Urbach Smart from Leesburg, VA

"Ruthie, I am so sorry for your loss. My heartfelt condolences to you and your family. May you find peace and comfort in family and friends that surround you with their prescence and those of us who are far away. Hugs, Beverly"

Susan (Robertson) Wood from Catawba , VA

"Lifting your family up in prayer during this time if sorrow and grief. May the Lord give you strength and wrap is love around the family as you go through this journey."

Bonnie Spangler from Salem, VA

"David and I were so saddened to hear of the loss of your precious Kayla. May you be strengthened by the love of our Heavenly Father in the days to come. May God bless and keep you in his care."

Jim Patterson from Bloomington , IN

"Sure sorry for your loss Hans and Ruthie. My heart really aches for you both. Much love and good thoughts coming your way from Bloomington."

Christine Decker Frazier from New Bern, NC

"Matthew 5:4 "Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted" We put our hands on the Word for clarity and peace. Our love for Hans, Ruth, and Hannah. Our sweet Kayla is in our hearts. Christie, Creed, and Reece Frazier"

Jason and Susan Petty from Bloomington, IN

"Hans and Ruthie, we are heartbroken for you in your incredible loss. Life is precious but fleeting, and no one should have to endure the unspeakable feelings you are experiencing. We pray for God's peace that passes all understanding, but we also know that nothing will ever truly heal the hole in your hearts. May faith, family, and time be your companions, and may God welcome Kayla into His loving arms for all eternity."

Cyndee Fortune from Salem, VA

"Ruthie, I have been thinking about your family constantly since I saw this tragic news. I know God will give you the strength you need to get through this. I am so very sorry for the loss your family is feeling at this time."

Kelly Mitchell from De Witt, AR

"I can't begin to understand your sorrow at this difficult time. Rest assured that you are in Karri and I's thoughts and prayers"

Dan and Rebecca Smith from Ashburn, VA

"Dear Hans, Ruthie and Hannah, we echo the thoughts and prayers listed above. I can hardly find words to type. We love you and are praying (without ceasing) for you during this time of grief and loss. With much love and sympathy, Dan, Rebecca Lydia and Russell"

Roya Talezadeh from Herndon, VA

"Ruthie, Hans and Hannah -- I pray you and all of Kayla's loved ones find strength over these next very difficult days. I met Kayla as a small child and wish I had gotten to know her more. From all I've read and seen, she was beautiful inside and out. Prayers for Kayla and all who have been affected. May you find your comfort soon and may Kayla's spirit fly high, sleep with the angels and watch over you all. My deepest condolences."

Henry and Gloria Aschoff from Norfolk, NE

"Hans and Ruthie, we are saddened to hear of your loss. I can only imagine the sorrow you must feel. Our daughter is the same age and it would be very difficult to face what you are facing. Our only hope is to trust that God has a plan and it is not ours to know. There are many prayers being prayed in Nebraska for healing grace to console you in this time of need. May God and his Angels hold you in the palm of His hand and carry you when you feel like you can't do it on your own."

Charlotte Helm & Frazier & Charlie Hill from Roanoke, VA & Greenville, NC, VA

"Our thoughts and prayers are with you Ruthie & Family at this difficult time. We love you & yours and we are there for you all."

Hugues and Marie Labrecque from St.Charles , IL

"Dear Family , please accept our condolences. Kayla was a wonderful young woman and Emilie ( our daughter) loved spending time with her . They share an amazing friendship since Thompson Middle school . She will never be forgotten. May peace and love be with your family in these difficult time . Love , Emilie and Family"

Keith and Cindy Steffens from Atlantic, IA

"Very sorry for your loss, you are in our prayers."

VanDyke Family from St. Charles, IL

"I am sorry for your loss. Kayla was a wonderful student and made her friends in class smile everyday. Our thoughts are with you and your family."

Larry Horst (Tecno) from Lancaster , PA

"Hans, My heart aches and I am so very sorry for your loss and your pain. I pray to God that he holds you and your family close and you feel his Love and Peace."

Kathy Pippin from Falls Church, VA

"Ruthie, Hans and Hannah, we are heartbroken for your loss. I can not imagine what you are going through. You all have been on my heart and mind since I heard the sad news. I pray for strength to get you through these most difficult days, and peace to help you continue as the loving family that you are. I am so sorry I could not be there for you & attend the services. Please know that we love you, and wish you peace & hope in your family. ❤️"

Dan Blanchard from Roanoke, VA

"We are so sorry to hear of your family’s loss. We are keeping you in our prayers for strength as you go through this difficult time."

Elena Palmer from St Charles, IL

"Ruthie, As a parent I cannot even fathom the pain and sadness you are experiencing. Know that I am thinking of you and your family and sending love your way."

Bryan and Helen Compton from ST. Charles, IL

"My wife Helen and I would like to express our deepest and profound sympathy to Hans and his family with the loss of their lovely and talented Kayla. You are in our thoughts and prayers."

Claudette Hale Selkirk from Vinton, VA

"Ruth, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know I am praying for you and your family."

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