Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013

Colby Alexis Tate, 18, of Washburn, formerly of Chillicothe, died at 8:05 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at her residence in Washburn.

She was born Nov. 8, 1994, in Peoria to Thomas Jeffrey Tate and Dawn Michelle Oller.

Surviving are her mother and father, Dawn and Derik Schumacher of Washburn; her father, Thomas J. (Jan Stevens) Tate of Charleston, S.C.; her grandparents, Robert and Mary Kent of Lacon, Tom and Shirley Tate of Bartonville and Joe and Beth Schumacher of Washburn; her brothers, Cody Tate, Dylan, Damon and Cameron Schumacher; and her sister, Cailyn Schumacher; her brothers, Jeffrey, Jeremy, Jacob Tate of Farmington, Kaleb Tate of Davenport, Iowa.

She had graduated from the Lincoln’s Challenge Academy in Rantoul and was entering the CNA program at Illinois Central College.

Visitation was Jan. 7 at Calvert & Johnson Memorial Home in Washburn. Cremation rites were accorded following the visitation.

Memorial services were Jan. 8 at the Washburn Christian Church. The Rev. Pat Jones officiated. Inurnment will be at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the family of Colby Tate or to Living Works Suicide Walk.