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Katherine L. Lamping

January 25, 1940 — April 6, 2022

Wilmington, Illinois

Katherine L. Lamping

Age 82 of Wilmington, Illinois, passed away on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at AMITA Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet.

Katherine Louise was born on January 25, 1940, a daughter of Robert E. and Faye E. (Davis) Lamping. She graduated from St. Rose Grade School and was a member of the 1958 graduating class of Wilmington High School.

Katherine held several jobs throughout her career, but retired in 2008 from a State Farm Insurance Agency as well as Fashion Bug, both in Champaign. Following her retirement, Katherine moved back to Wilmington, where she was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church. 

Survivors include her sister, Helen Lamping of Wilmington; brother, William and Lori Lamping of Clifton; sister-in law, Harriette Haley of Manhattan; sister-in-law, Barbara Lamping; special nephew, Andrew Lamping; special niece, Sarah Lamping; nephew Robert Lamping; niece Kathy Jordan, and numerous great nephews, great nieces and great great nieces and nephews

Katherine was preceded in death by her parents; brothers: George, Leo and James, and a nephew Clarence Allen Lamping.

The family will receive friends for a visitation at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 E. Kahler Road in Wilmington on Sunday afternoon, April 10, 2022 between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. 

Funeral services will follow on Monday morning, April 11, 2022 at 8:30 a.m. at St. Rose Catholic Church, 604 S. Kankakee Street in Wilmington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated with Rev. Sebastian Gargol presiding, assisted by Deacon Jay Plese.

Those wishing to participate in the services virtually are welcome to join via live-stream or watch on-demand by logging on through the link available on Katherine’s memorial page. 

Katherine will be laid to rest in Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery in Wilmington. 

In lieu of flowers, donations to Kuzma Care Cottage would be appreciated.

Family and friends are encouraged to sign the guest book, upload photographs and share Katherine’s memorial page online through social media. 

Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. (815-476-2181)

To send flowers to the family in memory of Katherine L. Lamping, please visit our flower store.

Past Services


Sunday, April 10, 2022

2:00 - 4:00pm (Central time)

Baskerville Funeral Home Wilmington

700 East Kahler Road, Wilmington, IL 60481

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Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, April 11, 2022

8:30 - 9:30am (Central time)


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Monday, April 11, 2022

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