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Jeremy William Obert

January 4, 1985 — December 20, 2022

Coal City

Jeremy William Obert

Age 37 of Coal City, Illinois, died Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at Ascension St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, Illinois.

Born January 4, 1985 in Hinsdale, Illinois, Jeremy is a son of Melinda (Doug) Warriner of Diamond and Jeffrey William Obert of Arizona. He was raised in Coal City; graduated from Coal City High School with the Class of 2003 and attended Joliet Junior College.

Jeremy served locally and held employment with various restaurants including Cracker Barrel, Big Fish and Morris Chop House. A life long, avid book reader, he enjoyed gardening, cooking with his kids and playing video games. Jeremy was a kind, tender hearted and thoughtful soul, who was soft spoken and just a caring person. He will most be remembered for the love in which he held for his children, whom were his world.

Survivors include his parents; three children: Benjamin William Obert, Andrew Connel Obert and Evelyn Jane Obert; the love of his life and the mother of his children, Kristen Higgins of Coal City; brother, Justin (Jennifer) Obert of Diamond; his sister, Jessica (Cody) Hicks of Coal City; five nieces and nephews: Cole, Lillyan, Jackson, Nola Lee and Willis; his grandfathers: Connel Ade (Helen) Willis of Steger, Illinois and William Patrick Obert of Chicago, and several aunts and uncles.

Jeremy was preceded in death by his grandmothers: Eileen Joyce Lawsen and Arlene Obert.

The family will receive friends for a visitation at Reeves Funeral Home, 75 N. Broadway (one block north of Illinois Route 113) in Coal City on Monday, December 26, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. until time of funeral service 3:00 p.m. Pastor Jamie Deuser will officiate, and cremation rites will be accorded following the services.

Preferred memorials in lieu of flowers may be made as gifts to the family for the benefit of Jeremy’s children.

Family and friends are encouraged to log onto www.ReevesFuneral.com to sign the guest book, upload photographs and share Jeremy’s memorial page online through social media.

Funeral services and cremation arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Coal City. (815-634-2125)

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Monday, December 26, 2022

12:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Reeves Funeral Home Coal City

75 North Broadway, Coal City, IL 60416

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Funeral Service

Monday, December 26, 2022

3:00 - 3:45 pm (Central time)

Reeves Funeral Home Coal City

75 North Broadway, Coal City, IL 60416

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