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Kelsie Hope Scoggins

Kane | Wednesday, April 9 2014

KANE-  Kelsie Hope Scoggins, 19, died at 5:04 a.m., Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Children's Hospital in St. Louis after a 27 month, 2 day battle with leukemia.She was born in Jerseyville on Dec. 16, 1994, one of two daughters born to Paul Joseph & Deidra Dawn (Huff) Scoggins.Kelsie was a strong minded and strong willed young lady, whose sheer determination reflected her middle name.  She always thought more of others plights, more than her own, and maintained her eccentric sense of humor through all her trials.She has impacted more lives in her short time here on Earth, than she could have ever imagined, and was proud to have been a part of the Class of 2013 from Jersey Community High School.  She had been employed in the concession stand at Jersey County Auction in Kane for the last two years.Kelsie just recently returned back from a Make-A-Wish trip to Vancouver, Canada, where she was able to visit the set of "Supernatural" and inspired Robin Williams to make a personal visit to her.Surviving are her parents, PJ & DeidraScoggins of Kane; her younger sister, Josie Scoggins of Kane; grandparents, Robert Scoggins of Jerseyville and Jill & Maurice Lee of Piasa.She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Geraldine "Gerry" Scoggins; and her grandfather, Ronald Huff.Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m, Sunday at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville.Cremation will take place after the service.In lieu of any flowers or plants, the family wishes that memorials be made to the family who will select several charities that were important to Kelsie.


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