Marshall, IL Catherine E “Kay” East, age 78, of Marshall, IL passed away at 6:30 AM Tuesday June 4, 2019 at Umnion Hospital in Terre Haute, IN. She was born on April 7, 1941 in Berwyn, IL to Edward Fred and Mary Catherine (Heaney) Beeske. She married Harold East on May 6, 1974 and he preceded her in death on October 25, 2002. She was a retired nursing instructor. She is survived by two sons Shane (Shelley) East of Kansas, IL., and Marc (Stacey) East of Paris, IL., four Grandchildren Drake East, Reid East, Ryan East, and Brinley East. One brother-in-law Leonard (Carolyn) Beeske of Marshall, IL. She graduated high school in 1959, Loyola University from 1960-1966, Saint Ann School of Nursing from 1959-1962, and taught at Lakeland school of nursing from 1971-1973. She was a member of 4-H, clark county Pork Producers, West Union Library, Served as an election judge, and member of the Melrose Township Board. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marshall at 11:00 AM Thursday with Fr. Augustine Koomson Officiating. Burial will follow in the York Cemetery. Vistitation will be from 9:00 AM Until service time at the Pearce Funeral Home in Marshall, In leiu of flowers the family has asked the memorial contributions be made to the 4-H Foundation or to the West Union Library. Online Condolences may be expressed at pearcefuneralservices.com.