Sarah Smith

WILMINGTON—Sarah Hagel Smith, 32, of Wilmington, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday April 4, 2018 as the result of a cardiac condition.
Born May 5, 1985 in Oak Lawn, IL, Sarah Anne was a daughter of Deborah Marchbank, of Wilmington and Charles Raymond Hagel Jr., of Oak Lawn. She was raised and educated in the Coal City Schools and was currently employed as a home health caregiver. She enjoyed the outdoors, and took pleasure in camping and fishing. Music was always an important part of Sarah’s life, and she was always up for a road trip. Her family was of utmost importance, and she cherished spending time with her children. Sarah will be remembered as a kind and generous soul who was always there for anyone in need.
Survivors include her parents, Debbie Marchbank and Skip Hagel; step-father, Richard Ilkanic, of Wilmington; two children, Coby Smith and Natalie Smith;  her loving partner and the father of her daughter, Dylan Peden, of Minooka; six siblings: Richie Ilkanic, Mike Ilkanic, Robert Ilkanic, Cliff Ilkanic, Katie Ilkanic and Luke Ilkanic; niece and nephews: Isabella, Little Richie and LuLu and one uncle, Tom Marchbank, of Oklahoma, as well as her best friend, Ashley Wohlford, of Plainfield.
Sarah was preceded in death by her grandparents, several uncles and her “one blood” brother, Charles Raymond Hagel III.
The family will receive friends for a visitation Monday, April 9, 2018 from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. celebration of life services at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 E. Kahler Rd. in Wilmington. Pastor Dallas Henry from First Christian Church in Wilmington will officiate.
Cremation rites will be accorded following the services.
In lieu of flowers, preferred memorials requested by the family may be made to the Funeral Care Fund. No donation is too small and your support is greatly appreciated. The link for the fund can be found on the funeral home’s website.
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Celebration of life services and cremation arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington.