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Monday March 16th, 2020

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Monday March 16th, 2020
4:00pm - 8:00pm

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St. Ambrose Catholic Church
Tuesday March 17th, 2020
10:00am - 10:50am

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Tuesday March 17th, 2020

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Anne Webster

Anne J. “Nan” Webster (nee Hutchings)

Age 91 of Joliet, IL, passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, surrounded by her loving family.

Born April 15, 1928 in Ottawa, IL, Nan was a daughter of Joseph M. and Anna G. (nee Hart) Hutchings. She attended St. Columba Grade School, Ottawa Township High School (1946) and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1950 from the College of St. Francis (now University of St. Francis), Joliet.

Nan taught kindergarten class at St. Bernard School (Ridgewood / Joliet), Richland School, Crest Hill and retired from the Joliet School District 86 (Raynor Park and Taft) in 1990 after many years of dedicated service.

In her free time, Nan was extremely active with the St. Ambrose Council of Catholic Women holding numerous offices; (Five occasions as president), selected as Woman of the Year, and was involved with the parish sewing, knitting and craft groups.

Nan was a lifelong member of St. Ambrose Parish, a member of Ladies of the Elks Auxiliary and a lifetime member of the PTA.

Survivors include her children; Debbie (Jim Reber) Webster, Stephanie (Jack) Alexander, Jane Guth, Michael (Sandy) Webster, Kevin (Lisa) Webster and Jill McAlpine,  grandchildren; Gwendolyn (Michael) Tedeschi, Beth (Alex) Velasquez, Eric and Katie Guth, Cassie, Emma, Nikki and Tessa Webster, Isabel and Ian Webster, Kellie (Ian) Foltz, Shannon McAlpine, great-grandson; Michael Tedeschi, and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends (too many to mention).

Nan was preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years; Walter E. “Skip” Webster (2006); parents, Joseph and Anna Hutchings; son-in-law, Michel Guth; sister, Maryellen (Anton) Groznik, and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Visitation will be held on Monday, March 16, 2020 between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.at Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home, 1500 Black Road, Joliet, IL 60435.

A wake service will take place at 7:15 p.m.

Visitation will follow on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. until 10:50 a.m. at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 1705 Burry Circle Drive, Crest Hill.

Mass of Christian burial will follow at St. Ambrose at 11:00 a.m., Rev. Tom Cargo officiating.

Cremation rites will take place following the funeral mass and Nan will be laid to rest in the family mausoleum in Indiana at a later date.

Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Anne’s memory to:

Joliet Area Community Hospice http://joliethospice.org ,

St Jude Children's Research Hospital – http://www.stjude.org or

Macular Degeneration Research - BrightFocus Foundation info@brightfocus.org .

Friends may sign the online guest book by logging onto: www.PleseFuneralservices.com

Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the genuine care and direction of Kenneth A. Plese, in Joliet, IL -  815-735-2125.

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My deepest condolences on the loss if our 4th and 5th grade "room mother" at Raynor Park, who offered a ride to any kid walking home in the rain. RIP Mrs. Webster. ,

Mary McCann Ward Dec 28 2020 12:00 AM

Sad to hear of Nan’s passing. I used stop by and share a scripture and talk with Nan. She was special to me and I will miss her.  Sincerely, Marilynn Sandeen

Marilynn Sandeen Mar 17 2020 12:00 AM

Such a sweet lady. Remember her growing up in the neighborhood. Nicest lady you could ever meet. Kind gentle soul. So sorry for your loss.May our Lord comfort you all and give you peace. Hugs Jill!!!

Randi Urquidi Mar 16 2020 12:00 AM

My deepest condolences to you and your family during this difficult time Kevin.  My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Pam Emerick Mar 15 2020 12:00 AM

My deepest condolences to Nan's family and to Kevin Webster. May she rest in peace and may her memories from those who loved and knew her--never fade.

Michael G. Pea Reyes Mar 12 2020 12:00 AM

My heartfelt condolences to all of  Nan's family.  What a beautiful lady, with all of  her faith and good works here on Earth.  She has earned her place in heaven, let her rest in peace, and enjoy the rewards of heaven. God bless

Aleta Peknik Mar 11 2020 12:00 AM

Sent with love and remembrance.Heidi and Joe Sullivan

Heidi and Joe Sullivan Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

To Cassie WebsterWith love and prayers from your family at Radney Funeral HomeThe Staff of Radney Funeral Home

The Staff of Radney Funeral Home Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

What an incredible soul. Nan leaves behind so many special memories and a legacy of love. Nan was so very special. Our deepest sympathies to you all at this difficult time.Rae and Tim Wall

Rae and Tim Wall Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Sweet aunt to all of us. Greg, Maureen and all of the Harrah family. You will be missed.Greg and Maureen and Family

Greg and Maureen and Family Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

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