Obituaries

Harriett M. Mowrey, 80, of Stockland passed away on Monday, December 7, 2020 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. She was born on September 12, 1940 in Watseka, the daughter of Lee M. and Mae (Baser) Callahan.

She married Maynard G. Mowrey on November 7, 1960 and he preceded her in death on May 9, 2016. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one grandson, Caleb Mowrey.

Harriett is survived by three sons, Jim (Debra) Mowrey, Ty (Trish) Mowrey, and Jon (Tracy) Mowrey, all of Milford; eleven grandchildren, Jaime (Darren) Bakken of Sheldon, Jennifer Mowrey of Cleveland, OH, Shane (Beka) Lavicka of Leroy, Amie Lavicka of Santa Barbara, CA, Ashlie Lavicka of Watseka, Cody, Caley and Cassidy Mowrey of Milford, Charlee Mowrey of Sheldon, and Jakki and Hunter Mowrey of Milford; four great-grandchildren, Caden, Emmerson, and Adelynn Lavicka and Cecelia Bakken; one sister, Nancy Feller of Bourbonnais; and two brothers, Larry (Gayleen) Callahan of Lowell, IN and Henry Callahan of Watseka.

Mrs. Mowrey was a member of the Milford Christian Church and taught Sunday School for 12 years. She was also a member of the Stockland Township Board for 27 years, the Milford Library Board for 14 years, the Iroquois County Board for 17 years, the Iroquois Memorial Hospital Board for 12 years, and the 911 Board for 4 years.

Private funeral services will be held at the Milford Christian Church with Rev. Brent Zastrow and Rev. Gary Milton officiating. Burial will follow at Sugar Creek Cemetery in Stockland. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Milford Swimming Pool or Milford Christian Church

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