Della A. “Nellie” Steward, nee; Gregory, 79, of Wildwood, IL passed away May 18, 2020 peacefully at her home. She was born December 24, 1940 in Wickham, WV, and was the ninth of eleven children born to the union of James and Gertrude Gregory.
Nellie is survived by her children; Tammy Steward-Krause of Wildwood, IL, Pat (Kathy) Steward of Granite City, IL, and Victoria (the late Frank) Kutzler of Kenosha, WI, grandchildren; Cole (Amber Vallango) Steward of Fox Lake, IL, Jackson (Alejandro Torres) Krause of Chicago, IL, Yvonne Steward of Ingleside, IL, Amber (Martin Landeros) Steward of Antioch, IL, and Tony (Kadie) Kutzler of Spring Grove, IL, great grandmother of eight; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Preceded in death by her husband Ronald Steward, her sisters; Margaret, Beulah, Lorraine, and Sadie, her brothers; James Jr., Newell, Leroy, Raymond, Lee, and Johnny.
Visitation will be 12:00 noon until time of service at 1:45 PM Thursday, May 21, 2020 at the Symonds Lakes Funeral Home 111 W. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030, Rev. Lisle Kauffman, officiating, interment Highland Memorial Park, Libertyville, IL, for additional information please contact the funeral home 847-543-1080.