Kathleen L. Bent, 70, of Wyoming, died at 11:07 a.m. Saturday, October 19, 2013, at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg.Kathleen was born September 20, 1943, in Kewanee, the daughter of Clarence and Margaret Baumgardner Groy. She married James Bent on October 24, 1959, in Aurora, IL. He survives.
Kathleen is survived by her two sons, Terry and Steven Bent of Wyoming; three daughters, Debbie (Jim) Clark, Kathy (Wendell) Cochran, Lisa (David) Morland all of Toulon; one sister, Karlene (Gary) Klein of Galva; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Her parents, four sisters, one brother, and one infant child preceded her in death.
Kathleen loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed gardening, collecting dishes, sewing, and taking care of her family. She was also an avid Green Bay Packers fan.
A private family service will be held at Haskell-Hott Funeral Homes in Wyoming. Cremation will be accorded and burial of ashes will be at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Mary Hospital Foundation, 3333 N. Seminary Street.