February 15, 1958 - September 6, 2021
Anita Carol Hager, 63, of Bourbonnais, IL passed away on Monday, September 6, 2021, at Amita St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee with her loving family by her side. She was born on February 15, 1958, in Cincinnati, OH to Jerry R. Shoemaker Sr. and Mary Fugate-Shoemaker. Anita married her childhood sweetheart, Stephen Philip Hager on April 15, 2005. He survives. One of her favorite things to do was playing her bakery/restaurant video games. She loved to crochet many things, get her a pattern and she would make it. This Included making little boy and girl clothes. She loved to spend time with her family especially her grandchildren, they were her life. She loved to camp or loved to go “Glamping” as she would call it. Anita just loved kids, any kids were her grandchildren. Surviving are her 3 children; 2 daughters and son in laws; Diane and Jerry Manago of Bourbonnais, Cyndi and David Matthews of Momence, and 1 son and daughter in law; Stephen aka “Mikey” and Michelle Hager of Chebanse. Sisters and brothers; Mary Jones, Patricia Shoemaker, Connie Shoemaker, Vonda Wachter, Ron Shoemaker and Tim Shoemaker, 19 grandchildren; Stephen Pontious, Zach Doud, Amanda Ramirez, Samantha Pontious, Brooke Manago, Mary Doud, Hunter Manago, Amilyn Kemp, Donald Guttendorff, Michael Hager, Vincent Matthews, Brent Matthews, Aaron Matthews, Gaby Kraus, Jason Kraus, Ally Kraus, Kyler Hager, Aidan Dahlman and AJ Hager, 6 great grandchildren; Anahi Ramirez, Juan Ramirez, Brinley Phiefer, Paisleigh Guttendorff, Aria Hager and baby boy Guttendorff on the way. How proud she was of all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Proceeding Anita in death are her parents, her brother, Jerry Shoemaker Jr. and her son, Joey Hager. Cremation rites have been accorded. Visitation will be held at Jensen Funeral Home in Kankakee on Saturday, September 11, 2021 from 4-6pm with a celebration of life to follow at 6pm. Pastor Justin Flowers will be officiating.
Anita Carol Hager, 63, of Bourbonnais, IL passed away on Monday, September 6, 2021, at Amita St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee with her loving family by her side. She was born on February 15, 1958, in Cincinnati, OH to Jerry R. Shoemaker... View Obituary & Service Information
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