Jennifer A. Farrell
Jennifer Ann Farrell, 36, a resident of Richmond, passed away suddenly Thursday, March 2, 2017, at her home. She was born May 10, 1980 in Lake Forest to Thomas P. and Barbara E. (nee: Olsen) Iwanski. Jennifer was raised in Gurnee, IL and graduated from Warren High School. She was a loving mother, daughter, and sister, that loved spending time with family and friends, but most of all she loved to see the smiles on her children’s faces. Jennifer was an exceptionally good artist, enjoyed crafts, the outdoors, music, and had a great sense of style. She was a lively soul, with a big heart and contagious laugh. She touched each and every person that crossed her path. Jennifer possessed a deep desire to enjoy anything and everything that life had to offer. She attempted to make the best out of all that life threw at her, including her long battle with Crohn’s disease. Jennifer is survived by her mother Barbara of Richmond, her father Thomas of Waukegan, her children Tyler Farrell of NY, and Grace Farrell of Richmond, her siblings Lesha (John) Marshall of Pell Lake, WI, Rachel (Joseph) Hird of Spring Grove, and Kathy (Jeremy) Baker of Washington, her nieces Sydney, Gabriella, Jocelyn, and Morghan, and her nephew Austin. She was preceded in death by her grandparents Sydney and Pearl Olsen and Nicholas and Margaret Iwanski. A visitation and funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 3:00pm to 7:00pm with the service commencing at 7:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to gofundme.com/p/3wkx. For more information please contact Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium at (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.