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Sarah Ashby Monroe

October 11, 1984 ~ June 9, 2021 (age 36)


Sarah Monroe

Age 36 of Morris, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, June 9, 2021 in Joliet, Illinois.

Born October 11, 1984 in Blue Island, Illinois. Sarah was an outgoing individual who made friends easily. She had a passion for music and enjoyed making people laugh. Sarah will be remembered for her mischievous nature and always living life to the fullest.

Survivors include her mother, Deanna Ashby of Morris, IL; son, Kalen Collins of Gary, IN; one sister, Rebecca (Phillip) Taylor of Venice, FL; nephew and niece, Christian Taylor (also Sarah's biological son), Savannah Taylor; aunts: Joann Ashby and Brenda (Robert) Surinak; cousins: Darcie (Chad) Horner, Stacy (Ryan) Koerner, Jillian Surinak, Bradley Surinak, Lindsay (Shane) Fowler; second cousins: Brooklyn and Paige Fowler, and Maven Koerner;.

Sarah was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents Wayne and Laverne Ashby.

Per Sarah's wishes cremation rites were accorded and a memorial service will be held at Reeves Funeral Home 408 East Washington Street in Morris on Monday June 14, 2021 beginning at 7:30 P.M.  Pastor Brad Shumaker will officiate.

Family and friends are encouraged to sign the online guest book, upload photographs, and share Sarah's memorial page by logging onto:

Cremation services and memorial arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Morris (815) 942-2500.

To send flowers to Sarah's family, please visit our floral store.


Memorial Service
June 14, 2021

7:30 PM
Reece Funeral Home
607 East 2nd Street
Ottumwa, IA 52501

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