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Kathleen (Harmon) McChesney

December 4, 1942 ~ August 9, 2017 (age 74)

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August 12, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Fippinger Funeral Home
401 S. College Avenue
Aledo, IL 61231

Graveside Service
August 12, 2017

12:00 PM
Aledo Cemetery
612 SE 5th Avenue
Aledo, IL 61231

Kathleen McChesney, 74, of Aledo, Illinois died Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Genesis Senior Living in Aledo. Graveside services are 12:00 p.m. Saturday, August 12, 2017 in the Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is 10-11:30 a.m. prior to services at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Memorials may be left to FurEver Friends or to the family to be used for back-to-school supplies. Online condolences can be made at

She was born December 4, 1942 in Rock Island, IL to Kenneth and Mary Baker Harmon. She graduated from Aledo High School. She married Gary Swank in 1960. He died in 1969. On October 18, 1970, she married James L. McChesney in Las Vegas, NV. He died August 17, 2014.

Kathy was a self-employed beautician in Aledo for many years. She and her husband owned and operated Main Street Inn in Aledo.

She enjoyed crafts, pets, collectibles and shopping.

Kathy is survived by two daughters, Teresa (Leo) Henderson of Aledo; Sue (Keith) Anderson of Dewitt, Iowa; seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Her parents, husbands and one brother preceded her in death.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Fur-Ever Friends for Mercer County Animals
P.O. Box 32, Aledo IL 61231

The family

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