Katelyn "Katie Belle" Lovgren
Katelyn “Katie Belle” Lovgren, age 26, found her peace and received her wings on Tuesday November 8, 2016.
She was born on November 2, 1990 in Manhattan, Kansas the daughter of Kurtis and Janise (Whitney) Lovgren.
Katie Belle had an infectious laugh and her bright blue eyes and smile would light up any room. She showed an extreme kindness for not only people, but especially for animals of all kinds. She was also a gifted artist whether it was painting, drawing or using her creativity in making something beautiful out of nothing. Katie Belle had a deep love for those close to her, especially her family and above all, her nephew Matteo and her step-nieces: Brooklyn and Hailey.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother: Doline Whitney and a cousin: Madilyn Mall.
Survivors include her mother: Janise Barnard and her husband Chet of West Des Moines, Iowa; her father: Kurtis Lovgren and his wife Lisa of Manhattan; brother: Erik Lovgren of Manhattan; her sister: Samantha Lovgren-Uribe and her husband Juan along with their son: Matteo; and Katie's loving companion: Conner Camfield. She is also survived by her paternal grandparents: Alvin & Donna Lovgren of Manhattan; maternal grandfather: Dan James Whitney of Manhattan; her step-sisters, a step-brother, step-nieces, many cousins, aunts, uncles, other family members and many friends.
Funeral Services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday November 14, 2016 at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas with Rev. Kevin Larson officiating. Burial will follow in the Sedalia Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on Sunday November 13, 2016 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Katelyn Belle Lovgren Memorial Fund in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.
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