Kimberly Sue Gonzalez-Beeson “Kim Beeson”, 55, of Springfield, IL formerly of Lincoln, Pana and Taylorville, IL passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL.
Kim was born in Lincoln, IL August 2, 1961. Her father was David Joseph Gonzalez. She graduated from Lincoln Community High School and earned a Bachelors’ Degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois Springfield.
Ms. Gonzalez married Mr. Kevin Beeson September 5, 1988 in Taylorville, IL.
Kim was a member of Koke Mill Christian Church, Springfield. She worked for 16 years as the Assistant to the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois Springfield. Kim loved; trivia, cats, traveling, beaches, rock formations at the various places she traveled, crocheting and most of all spending time with her family and friends.
Surviving are her husband Kevin Beeson of Springfield, IL., a son Andrew (wife Abigail) Nicol of Springfield, IL 2 sisters Becky (husband Mark) Kleinman and Lisa (companion Travis Hassebrock) Rippon all of Lincoln, IL her grand dog “Chip” several aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews, a great niece and a great nephew, along with many friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, grandparents, a brother Andrew, a sister Carol Ann, her mother in law Sandy Beeson and brother in law Tom Rippon.
A memorial service will be held at 12 noon Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Koke Mill Christian Church 475 S. Koke Mill Rd, Springfield, IL 62711. Pastor Stan Summers will officiate. Visitation for Mrs. Beeson will be held from 10:00am until service time at the church. Masterson Funeral Home in Kincaid is assisting her family with arrangements.