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Shirley Ann Hack

Published: Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 5:16 p.m. CST

COAL CITY — Mrs. Shirley Ann Hack, 83, of Coal City, passed away Saturday evening, Feb. 2, 2013, at her home.

Born April 24, 1929, in Morris, Shirley was a daughter of the late Alfred Frey and Laura (Kanimecamp) Conklin. She was raised in Morris and resided throughout the years in Morris, Wilmington and Coal City.

Shirley held employment at the Joliet Army Ammunition Plant, as well as with Caterpillar Tractor Company in Joliet. Most recently, Shirley worked as a correctional officer at the Dwight Correctional Center, from where she retired in 1992.

Survivors include her five children, Larry (Susan) Tarman of Goose Lake, Robert (Gail) Tarman of Wilmington, Laura (Tony) Esparza and William (Tina) Tarman, both of Coal City, and Linda (Mike) Bober of Chicago; grandchildren, Matthew Tarman, Aimee Tarman-Meister, Luke Tarman, Lisa Tarman, Robert Tarman, Tony Esparza, Amy Esparza-Kozek, Sandra Esparza-Pierce, Alex Esparza, William Tarman, Tara Tarman, Chris Tarman and Austin Bober; great-grandchildren, Kristopher, Justin, Aliyah, Brayden, Dakota, Nolan, Kendyl, Joshua, Tyler, Caleb, Aidan, Paiton, Lyla, Devun and Dylun; sister-in-law, Sharon Harrington; cousin, Danny Frey; as well as special friends, Dorothy Lucas, Vera Pavlis and Erma McCubbin.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Margorie Frey; and brothers, Donald Frey, William Frey and Pat Harrington.

Visitation and video tribute will be held from 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013,  until 10:30 a.m. at Reeves Funeral Home, 75 North Broadway (one block north of Illinois 113) in Coal City.

Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Feb. 5, at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church, 245 South Kankakee St., Coal City. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated with Rev. Robert Noesen officiating.

Burial will be at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Morris.

Pallbearers will be Bob Tarman, Tony Esparza, Alex Esparza, Bill Tarman, Chris Tarman, Jamie Kozek and Kristopher Esparza. Honorary pallbearers will be Matthew Tarman, Aimee Meister, Luke Tarman, Lisa Tarman, Amy Kozek, Sandra Pierce, Tara Tarman and Austin Bober.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences to the family by logging onto

Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Coal City. For more information, call (815) 634-2125.

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