Kathleen (Katie) A. Flannigan, age 42, of Woodstock, passed away June 28, 2019, with her loving family and friends by her side.
She was born on Aug. 8, 1976, in Woodstock, Ill., to William O’Brien Sr. and Colleen (Joyce) O’Brien.
Katie was a paramedic-firefighter for Woodstock for over 10 years. She attended Chamberlain School of Nursing and began her career as an ER nurse at Good Shepherd Hospital. Katie had a passion for helping others. She enjoyed crafting and gardening and had a wonderful sense of humor. She loved spending time with her family, children and her friends.
Katie is survived by her loving mother, Colleen; her children, Jack, Liam and Patrick Flannigan; brothers, William (Amy) O’Brien Jr. and Patrick (Katy) O’Brien; sister, Maureen (Christopher David) O’Brien; nieces and nephews, Emma O’Brien, Allison O’Brien, Tommy O’Brien and Daniel David; many aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, William O’Brien Sr.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 2, 2019, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Schneider, Leucht, Merwin & Cooney funeral home 1211 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock, Ill.
A funeral Mass will be Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Church in Hartland, 15012 St. Patrick Road, Woodstock, Ill. Burial will be in St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Katie’s name to www.coloncancerfoundation.org or Colon Cancer Foundation, 10 Midland Ave., Suite M-06, Port Chester, NY 10573.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-338-1710 or see the website at www.slmcfh.com.