Kathryn Ann Stout
79, of Decatur, IL

Kathryn Ann Stout, 79, of Decatur, IL, passed away at 1 p.m., Monday, December 10, 2012, in Heartland Healthcare Center.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, December 13, 2012, in Grand View Burial Park, 11116 Highway #61, Hannibal, MO, with Pastor Don Fisher officiating. The family will receive friends for a time of visitation from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., Wednesday evening at Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Home, Mt. Zion, IL. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.dawson-wikoff.com.
Kathryn was born January 6, 1933, in Hannibal, MO the daughter of Harvey Duff and Mary Edith (Foutes) Shepherd. She married Charles P. Stout on January 6, 1952. He preceded her in death on August 7, 1986.  She was a retired secretary from Richland Community College. She was a member of Joy Community Church and had volunteered for many church and nursing home activities. She also assisted many of her friends with any needs they may have had.
Surviving is her daughter: Jennifer Stout of Mt. Zion; son: Lawrence Stout and his wife Retha of St. Peters, MO; grandchildren: Allison Ivancic and her husband Tim of St. Louis, MO, Andrew Stout and his wife Steffie of Overland, MO, and David Stout of St. Peters, MO; great-granddaughter: Adelaide Stout of Overland, MO; sister: Evelyn Dugan and her husband Robert of Hannibal, MO; brother: Olin Duff Shepherd and his wife Cheryl of Graff, MO; brother-in-law: Bill Stout and his wife Joan of Hannibal, MO; and special friends: David and June Delbridge of Mt. Zion and Sharon Goodwin of Decatur.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and infant sister: Dorothy Ruth Shepherd.