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This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Catherine Booty, 88 years old, born on January 13, 1932, and passed away on December 5, 2020. We will remember her forever.
Posted by Mary Katzberg on May 28, 2021
Catherine "Kay" Booty(née Lief), 88, passed away on December 5th, 2020 and joined her beloved husband Bob, in eternal life.

She is survived by her daughter Mary Katzberg (Ken), grandson Rob, and brother Don; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Charles and Mary; her sisters Ruth Driscoll(Bill)and Mary Streff (Dave); and brothers Chuck(Mary), Bob (Charlotte)and Tom(Arlene).

Kay grew up on the south side of Chicago, and first met her future husband Bob when they lived next door to each other as kids. She didn’t much like him at the time because he liked to tease her-that all changed when they started dating years later. They were married in 1953, and celebrated 39 wedding anniversaries until Bob’s death in 1992.

Kay and Bob had one daughter, Mary and they lived in Lombard and later Glen Ellyn. Kay spent most of her married life as a Mom and homemaker, followed by many years working for the Department of Agriculture. When she retired, she enjoyed spending her extra time with her family, especially her grandson Rob. Kay was devoted to her Catholic faith and attended church regularly. She once went on a pilgrimage, traveling with her church group to the Holy Land and The Vatican, and was deeply moved by the experience.

Kay’s Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Friday, June 25th at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 701 S. Eola Rd, Aurora IL at 10am. Luncheon following Mass.

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Posted by Mary Katzberg on May 28, 2021
Catherine "Kay" Booty(née Lief), 88, passed away on December 5th, 2020 and joined her beloved husband Bob, in eternal life.

She is survived by her daughter Mary Katzberg (Ken), grandson Rob, and brother Don; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Charles and Mary; her sisters Ruth Driscoll(Bill)and Mary Streff (Dave); and brothers Chuck(Mary), Bob (Charlotte)and Tom(Arlene).

Kay grew up on the south side of Chicago, and first met her future husband Bob when they lived next door to each other as kids. She didn’t much like him at the time because he liked to tease her-that all changed when they started dating years later. They were married in 1953, and celebrated 39 wedding anniversaries until Bob’s death in 1992.

Kay and Bob had one daughter, Mary and they lived in Lombard and later Glen Ellyn. Kay spent most of her married life as a Mom and homemaker, followed by many years working for the Department of Agriculture. When she retired, she enjoyed spending her extra time with her family, especially her grandson Rob. Kay was devoted to her Catholic faith and attended church regularly. She once went on a pilgrimage, traveling with her church group to the Holy Land and The Vatican, and was deeply moved by the experience.

Kay’s Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Friday, June 25th at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 701 S. Eola Rd, Aurora IL at 10am. Luncheon following Mass.
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Mary’s Friday of No School

Shared by Pat Sand on June 13, 2021
I remember your mother always letting you stay home on Fridays from school to clean house.  Your home on Arboretum in Glen Ellyn seemed so big and I’m sure it took both of you all day to get it spic and span.  I’d call you after school and you said that you got the day off because you had to clean house!  

So many times I had dinner at your house with your parents.  Seems we ate a lot of fish sticks on Friday! 

One time your parents took us to a picnic where they had a band.  We were thrilled because the band played rock ‘n roll.  The best part was when your folks got up to “cut the carpet”.  I think they had as much fun as we did that day.  

They also drove us downtown Chicago for our first concert, The Guess Who, at Arie Crown Theater.  Your mom kept asking who the band was and we kept saying, “Guess Who”.  “Who?”   “No, Guess Who”….It went on and on like a bad “Who’s On First” scenario.  

Lots of fun and good memories of your two loving parents.  Now they arereunited together with Jesus Christ.