LADD — Katherine “Katie” Larios, 32, of Ladd passed away at 11:07 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, following a brief illness due to cancer.
She was born Sept. 21, 1986, in Peru to James and Theresa (Krogulski) Wiesbrock. She married John Larios on Sept. 14, 2013, at Nativity of Our Lord in Spring Valley.
Katie earned her degree from Illinois Central College but was blessed with a son and stayed home to be a loving mother to John Jr. Her family describes her as “craftsy” and always thinking of others before herself. She was always willing to lend a helping hand. Katie was also an avid Chicago White Sox and Blackhawks fan.
Katie is survived by her husband, John, and son, John Jr., of Ladd; her parents, James and Theresa Wiesbrock of Granville; her sister, Stephanie (Jason) Stasiak of Tonica; her brothers, Jim (fiancée Melissa Doyle) Wiesbrock of McNabb and Tom (Rebecca) Wiesbrock of Granville; her paternal grandmother, Mary Wiesbrock of Streator; her nieces and nephews, Alaina and Megan Stasiak, and Daric and Callen Wiesbrock; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents; her paternal grandfather; one aunt; and one uncle.
A funeral Mass of Christian burial was held Monday, Sept. 9, at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church (Mautino Drive location) in SpringValley with the Rev. Scott Potthoff officiating. Burial was in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Spring Valley.
Visitation was held Sunday, Sept. 8, at the Barto Funeral Home in Spring Valley, and prior to the service Monday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the family, in care of her husband and son.
A guestbook may be signed and memories shared at bartofh.com.