Lucille L. Cathelyn, 91, of Geneseo, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at her home. A funeral mass was at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15 at St. Malachy Catholic Church, in Geneseo. Fr. Michael Pakula officiated. Burial followed at St. Anthony Catholic cemetery, in Atkinson. A visitation was from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14 at Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory, in Geneseo, where a scripture service was held at 3:45 p.m. Memorials may be directed to the St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery, in Atkinson, or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Lucille L. Cathelyn, 91, of Geneseo, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at her home. A funeral mass was at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15 at St. Malachy Catholic Church, in Geneseo. Fr. Michael Pakula officiated. Burial followed at St. Anthony Catholic cemetery, in Atkinson. A visitation was from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14 at Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory, in Geneseo, where a scripture service was held at 3:45 p.m. Memorials may be directed to the St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery, in Atkinson, or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Lucille was born Aug. 2, 1926, in Colona, the daughter of Louis and Mary (Sturtewagen) Lievens. She was united in marriage to Kenneth E. Cathelyn on June 5, 1948, at St. Mary’s Church, in Hooppole. Lucille assisted Kenneth with farming in Loraine Township for 42 years. She was a member of St. Malachy Catholic Church where she was active in the Altar & Rosary Society Circle 11. Lucille was a talented seamstress, doing beautiful needlepoint work. She loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and was a very loving and caring wife and mother. She was a wonderful cook and baker.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Kenneth; daughter-in-law, Karen Cathelyn, of Geneseo; grandchildren, Eric (Stephanie) Cathelyn, of Carmel, Ind.; Laura (Greg) Steffensmeier, of Des Moines, Iowa; and Lisa Cathelyn, of Oakland, Calif.; four great-grandchildren, Lilly, Hunter, Zachary and Xavier; and her brothers, Richard (Betty) Lievens, of Osco; and Eugene (Evelyn) Lievens, of Knoxville. She was preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Mary; her daughter, Sharon Cathelyn; her son, Vernon Cathelyn; and two brothers, Lawrence and Robert Lievens.