Photo: Catherine/Hill/Dwight/1936-2020

Catherine Grace Hill, 84, passed away Sunday, November 1, 2020 at her home in Dwight. Born September 13, 1936 in Hysham, Montana, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Daisy (Scot) Buckley.

Catherine was raised in Montana and eventually moved to Mazon were she met and married James M. Hill, Sr. in 1956. He preceded her in death on January 28, 1994. She worked for several restaurants waitressing, eventually owning her own restaurant, the Good Table in Braidwood. She loved crocheting, knitting and loved playing the guitar and singing.  She was always cheering her favorite hockey team, the Chicago Blackhawks.

Catherine is survived by her children Mark (Sharon) Hill of Dwight, Patricia (Torleif) Pedersen of Livingston Montana and Susan (Gary) Dobbs of Mazon; grandchildren Alexandria (Adam Mettille) Miller, James Miller, Mallory (Andrew) Dobbs-Herring, Ranae Bovelle, Rick Bovelle and Jim Bovelle; 13 great grandchildren; sister Nancy (Duane) Hegland; sister in laws Marianne and Betty Ann Buckley.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband James; siblings Denny, Tom, Jimmy and Sonny Buckley and Patsy Snodgrass.

Memorials may be made in Catherine’s name to the Joliet Area Hospice, 250 Water Stone Circle, Joliet, Illinois, 60431.

No services for Catherine will be held at this time.

Cremation rites will be accorded.

An online guestbook has been made for the family, where you may sign the guestbook, share memories and photographs. You can access this by visiting the website at Arrangements have been entrusted with U.C. Davis-Callahan Funeral Home, 301 W. Washington Street, Morris, IL.