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Aleasa Dawn Atwood

 
October 24, 1973 - August 3, 2018
 

SPRINGFIELD, IL- Aleasa Dawn Atwood, 44, of Springfield, died at 12:29 pm, Friday, August 3, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born with Prader-Willi Syndrome on October 24, 1973 in Vancouver, British Columbia to Mark and Nancy (Jenkins) Atwood. Even with this syndrome she overcame many obstacles throughout her life.

Survivors include her mother, Nancy (Harvey) Dunham of Chatham; father, Mark Atwood of Springfield; one sister, Rebecca Atwood of Charleston, SC; companion, Allen Stinnett and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents and one aunt, Linda Jenkins Sorensen.

Aleasa was a resident of Springfield for most of her life, graduating from Springfield High School in 1994. She worked for the Department of Professional Regulations for over 20 years. Aleasa enjoyed playing any games, watching game shows, and doing puzzle books. She was a participant in many Special Olympic sports. Her infectious laugh and love for excitement will be missed by all.

Visitation: 10 am – 12 pm, Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield.

Funeral Service: 12 pm, Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to SPARC.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 12:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Cemetery Information

Oak Ridge Cemetery

Address:

1441 Monument Ave
Springfield, IL 62702

Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to SPARC.


Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 12:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Cemetery Information

Oak Ridge Cemetery

Address:

1441 Monument Ave
Springfield, IL 62702

Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to SPARC.


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