Mary Kay Kellim-Butler (1948-2017)

Mary Kay Kellim-Butler
November 7, 1948 – February 2, 2017 

Mary Kay Kellim-Butler, 68, of Fairview Heights, IL, born November 7, 1948 in Delaplaine, AR, passed away Thursday, February 2, 2017.

Mary Kay was a member of CrossPointe Christian Church in Mascoutah, the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local #655. Mary Kay was the definition of a Christian woman and loved her church and bible study. Loren was not only her husband, but her best friend, whom she loved very much. Since she loved to cook you would never leave her house hungry, nor without a hug. Her family and her pets were precious to her and all those around her always felt the warmth and kindness of her loving heart.

She was preceded in death by her parents; Raymond & Opal (nee Driskill) Kellim, 3 brothers; Bobby, James, and Ronald Kellim.

She is survived by her husband; Loren Butler of Fairview Heights, IL, 5 children by marriage; Doug Butler, Lisa Butler, Bobby Gray, David Butler, Chris Butler, nieces & nephews; Dennis Kellim, Kevin Kellim, Kimberly Kellim, Debbie Kellim Matthews, Jim Kellim, Michael Kellim, Julie Kellim Del Casino, Bunny Kellim Thompson, Sandra Alvey-Myatt, James Alvey and many more members of the extended family.

Memorials may be made to the Paragould Children’s Home 5515 Walcott Road, Paragould, AR, 72450 at or Condolences may be extended to the family online at

A celebration of life will be held on Monday, February 6, 2017 from 5:00-7:00 pm, with a Memorial service at 7:00 pm at the CrossPointe Christian Church 10 N. Railway Street Mascoutah, IL 62258.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Schildknecht Funeral Home.