Maria Jacobs

COAL CITY—Maria Jacobs, 47, of Coal City, passed away Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Morris Hospital, as the result of a sudden cardiac condition.
Born Sept. 18, 1969 in Joliet, IL, Maria Elizabeth was the daughter of  Anthony and Gloria (DeGrush) Olivo. She was raised in Coal City and graduated from Coal City High School with the class of 1987. On Aug. 5, 2006 Maria married her best friend, Thomas Jacobs in Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church in Coal City. She was an avid reader, teddy bear collector and loved anything Disney. She was also a huge animal lover, especially of bears.
Survivors include her husband, Tom; daughter, Savannah; grandfather, Eugene "Pee-Wee" DeGrush; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Tim and Amy Jacobs and nieces, Allison and Emily Jacobs, as well as countless close friends.
Maria was preceded in death by her parents, Gloria Jean Olivo (2004) and Anthony Thomas Olivo (2011),and her grandmother, Margaret DeGrush (2005).
Maria was privately laid to rest next to her parents in Braceville-Gardner Cemetery. There will be no services.
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Arrangements were made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Coal City.