Jessica Mae Wilson

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Jessica Mae Wilson, 27, of Sandwich passed away Thursday, May 7, 2020 at her home. She was born January 24, 1993 in Aurora, IL, the daughter of Michael Lee and Rebecca Sue (Seward) Wilson, Sr. 

Jessica loved spending time with her children and her nieces and nephews.  Everyone that knew her knew that she had a heart of gold and would do anything for anyone even if it meant giving up her last dollar.  As you can imagine our whole family is heartbroken.

She is survived by her children, Aliana and Trenton; her siblings, Amanda (Adam) Gruca of Newark, IL, Stephanie (David) Head of Calhoun, GA, and Michael (Kayla) Wilson, Jr. of Millington, IL; nine nieces and nephews that she loved dearly; many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends; honorary uncle, Steve Pellum of Sandwich, IL; her step-mother, Peggy Wilson of Sandwich, IL; her grandfather, William Wilson, Sr. of Sandwich, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Michael and Rebecca, her grandparents, Patricia Wilson, William Seward, and Loretta (Richard) Davis.

A private Memorial Service will be held in Jessica’s honor at Burkhart-Eighner Funeral Home in Sandwich, IL, with Pastor Derek Johnsen officiating.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.  For more information or to sign the online guest book, go to

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My prayers are with the family you have my deepest sympathy. Melissa Herring

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