Kathlene “Kay” Utter, 79, of Grayslake passed away on November 2, 2018 at her home surrounded by family. Kay was born January 3, 1939 in Lima, WI to Lee and Margaret Collins. She attended the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. She was a beloved mom, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. Kay is survived by her children, Mark (Deb) Utter, Linda (Joe) Ludford, Valerie (Kevin) Wold, all of Lake Villa, IL and Vincent (Gabriela) Utter of Lindenhurst; her grandchildren, Jordan and Natasha Seger, Scott (Brittany) and Steven (Caitlin) Wold, Monica, David, and Morgan Ludford, Jamie and Ashley Utter, Gabe Roman, Fotini and Curt Utter; her great-grandchildren; Ava, Kali, Vera, Joshua, Kylie and Brett. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Utter; her sons, David and Curtis; and her granddaughter, Margaret Rose Ludford; her parents; and brother, Joseph Collins. Friends of the family may visit on Sunday November 4, 2018 from 12:00pm until 4:00pm at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. The funeral service is scheduled for Monday November 5, 2018 at 11:00am at the funeral chapel. Interment will be held at Avon Centre Cemetery in Grayslake. For information, please call (847) 223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.