Annette L. Pellens

Annette L. Pellens, 52, of Gardner, formerly of Coal City, passed quietly March 20, 2017, with her family by her side at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home.
Born Dec. 29, 1964, in Clinton, IA, she was the daughter of Robert L. and Ruth A. (Cush) Hartman. She graduated from Coal City High School in 1983. On July 21, 1984, she married Raymond E. Pellens.
Annette has been everyone's favorite bartender for 30 years. She also worked as a senior move manager with her sister for eight years. Annette loved camping at the Coal City Area Club, boating and their annual vacations to Wisconsin. Annette was a great cook and loved her books. She was an avid pool player and loved spending time with her daughter and her myriad of friends.
Annette is survived by her husband of 33 years, Raymond; her daughter, Samantha (Justin Hurley) Pellens, and her one month old grandson, Elijah Ray. She is also survived by brothers, Marlin (Adrienne) Hartman of Minooka, IL; Rex Hartman of Momence, IL and sister, Denise (Dennis Meyer) Hartman-Joyce of Custer Park, IL.
Annette was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 24, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Ferrari Funeral Chapel, corner of Spring Road and Ferrari Drive in Coal City. Rev. Bradley Schumaker will officiate. Visitation will be Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 4-8 p.m.  at Ferrari Funeral Services.
Cremation rites will be accorded following the visitation and funeral service.
Memorials may be made in Annette's name to the Joliet Area Community Hospice, 250 Water Stone Circle, Joliet, IL 60431.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at
Ferrari Funeral Services in Coal City is in charge of arrangements.