Kathryn M. “Katie” Trankina, 26, of Brookfield, died Sept. 1, 2014 at her home. Ms. Trankina was a part-time student and a lifelong resident of Brookfield.

She is survived by her parents, Margaret “Peggy” and John R. Trankina Jr.; her sister, Danielle Trankina, her brothers, John Trankina III, Anthony Trankina and Dominic Trankina; her maternal grandmother Mary (John) Cullinane; her paternal grandfather, John Trankina Sr.; and her nephews, Michael and Giovanni Trankina.

A funeral Mass was celebrated Sept. 8 at St. Barbara Church in Brookfield, followed by interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.

Memorial donations are appreciated to the Greater Chicago Ferret Association, P.O. Box 3, Lyons, Illinois, 60534.

Johnson Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.