Dorothy Kathaleen "Kate" Westerman, age 87, of Chillicothe, passed away on Monday, April 29, 2019 at her home. Kate was born on February 4, 1932 in Emmetsburg, Iowa to Christopher and Lola Mae (Crook) Clare. Surviving are her son, Raymond Westerman of Peoria; her daughter, Diane (J.D. Powers) McDermaid of Rome; her grandchildren, Kimberly (Frank) Hauk of Chillicothe, Joshua McDermaid of Chillicothe and Erika McDermaid of Peoria; and four great-grandchildren, Lane Hauk, Bailey McDermaid, Braden McDermaid and Kinley McDermaid. Also surviving are three sisters, Gladys Wilcox, Janet Davis and Nancy Seaver; four sister-in-laws and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother and four sisters and four brother-in-laws. Kate owned a cleaning business for 20 years. She was a member of Pearce Community Center and she enjoyed playing cards and bingo. Kate was a loving mom, grandma and great-grandma and she will be missed by everyone who knew her. Kate's family would like to thank the wonderful staff of Heritage Health and Transitions Hospice for all their loving care. Services will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 11am at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Chillicothe City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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