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Stella Louise (Hudgens) Drabek

June 27, 1943 ~ March 31, 2018 (age 74)
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Stella Louise Drabek


Age 74 passed away Saturday March 31, 2018 at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. 

Born June 27, 1943 in Cheatham County, Tennessee, Stella was a daughter of George W. and Mary Louallen-Hudgens.  Stella spent her early years in Tennessee and Illinois.  She held several roles in her life, the most rewarding of which were being Glenda’s mom and spending time with her family.

Stella is survived by her daughter, Glenda June Kleeman; one brother, Nelson Randall Hudgens (his wife, Ann) and many nieces and nephews.

Stella was preceded in death by her husband, William Drabek; her parents, and 11 siblings.

Visitation and video tribute will be Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Cherry Hill Church of Christ, 2749 Lancaster Drive, in Joliet from 9:30 a.m. until time of funeral service, 11:30 a.m. Pastor Matt Wolf will officiate, and burial will follow in Fairmount-Willow Hills Memorial Park in Willow Springs, Illinois.

Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Stella’s memory to Cherry Hill Church of Christ.

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Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd., 408 East Washington Street, in Morris (815) 942-2500.

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