Mary Kayrene (Zillinger) Cates, 28, Speed, died Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at Phillips County Hospital, Phillipburg.

She was born May 14, 1986, in Phillipsburg to Kerry and Marcia (Grauerholz) Zillinger.

Survivors include her parents, Marcia Nelson and husband, Terry, Almena, and Kerry Zillinger and wife, Kelli, Columbus; a son, Kayhill Cates; three sisters, Audrea Murray, Omega, Okla., and Klare Givens and Kitt Zillinger, both of Almena; and her grandparents, Raymond Grauerholz and Andrew and Betty Zillinger, all of Phillipsburg.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Zion Lutheran Church, Phillipsburg; burial in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Phillipsburg.

The casket will remain closed. Friends can sign the book from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg.

Memorials are suggested to Kayhills Education Fund in care of the funeral home.

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