Jessica Marie Avila, age 36, of Woodstock, died Thursday, October 9, 2014, at her home. She was born June 8, 1978 in Harvard, IL to Joseph and Lindy (Davis) Ehardt. On April 5, 2006, she married Martin Avila in Woodstock.
Jessica attended Woodstock High School and was a member of The Church of Holy Apostles in McHenry. She worked for a time after high school, before becoming a stay-at-home mom. Raising her family was her greatest joy. A loving mother and wife, Jessica will be remembered as a thoughtful and kind-hearted person who was always ‘all about family’.
Survivors include her husband, Martin; five children, Petra, Martin Jr., Juan, America, and Jesse; her father, Joseph Ehardt of Poplar Grove; a sister, Melissa Ehardt; two brothers, Joseph (Tabitha) Ehardt and Zebulon Austin; and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Alberto and Maria Avila.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Lindy.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday, October 13, 2014, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050.
Visitation will resume from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Tuesday at The Church of Holy Apostles, McHenry, with the funeral Mass to follow at 11 a.m.
Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Woodstock.
Memorials would be appreciated to her family.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for her family.