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Alicia Stinar

June 29th, 2016

Alicia Jean Stinar, 31 of Princeton, IL passed away on June 26, 2016.

Alicia was born on February 26, 1985 in Waukegan, IL to Russell and Carolyn (Storm) Stinar. She attended Wethersfield High School in Kewanee, and graduated in 2003. She was baptized on July 17, 2011 in a creek with the Church of the Nazarene. She welcomed her beautiful daughter, Layla on April first of 2014. She was a talented singer and artist. She loved arts and crafts for her loved ones, especially for her daughter. Alicia was always a good, loving and compassionate woman after God’s own heart.
She is survived by her parents, one daughter; Layla Bell Stinar, one sister; Jamie (Mark) Storm of Peru, three brothers; Jason (Olga) Martinez of Peru, Joshua (Allison) Martinez of Plainfield, and Kenneth Stinar of Malden. Also surviving are three nephews; Carlos (Hannah) Carcamo, Andres Martinez, and Nicolas Martinez, five nieces; Sabreja Martinez, Jadiana Martinez, Sage Mossberger, Vitalia Martinez, and Selah Martinez, one great nephew; Cristian Carcamo and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and special friends.
Alicia was preceded in death by her grandparents, one Aunt, Bonnie and five cousins; Kylee, Grace, Ryan, Kaylee D. and Sara Jean.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 30, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Norberg Memorial Home in Princeton. The memorial service will follow with Pastor Laura Root-Tanner officiating.
In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family “In care of Layla”.
Cremation has been accorded. Online condolences may be left at norbergfh.com

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June 28th, 2016

>>Former State Caseworker Sentenced To Prison

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