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Nellie Tarulis

Nellie Mae "Lee" Tarulis (VanRossen)

Saturday, July 8th, 1939 - Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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Nellie Mae "Lee" Tarulis, nee VanRossen, age 80, late of Crestwood, IL, formerly of Worth, Geneseo and Tinley Park, IL. Beloved wife for 62 years to Bernard "Bernie" Tarulis. Loving mother of Richard "Rick" (Nancy) Tarulis of Naperville, IL, William "Bill" Tarulis of Rock Island, IL, Sheryl Tarulis of Worth, IL and Bernard "Bump" Tarulis of Davenport, IA. Cherished grandmother of Justin Tarulis of Naperville, IL and Rebecca(Nelson) Lewis of Yorkville, IL. Dear great-grandmother of Payton and Owen Tarulis-Morris of Yorkville, IL and Alexandra "Allie" Tarulis of Naperville, IL. Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Lee was the longest living transplant recipient who had her liver transplant on January 27, 1987. She was an advocate for organ donation. Lee attended Palos Heights Christian Reformed Church and volunteered at Pass It On thrift store. She especially enjoyed summers at Bass Lake, IN, with friends and family.

Visitation Monday, November 4, 2019 from 2-7 p.m. Funeral Service Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 10:00 a.m. at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL. Interment Mt. Vernon Memorial Estates, Lemont, IL.

Express your thoughts and condolences at colonialchapel.com 708-532-5400
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, November 4th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Monday, November 4th, 2019 2:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Colonial Chapel
    Address
    15525 S. 73rd Ave.
    ORLAND PARK, IL 60462
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  • Service

    Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Colonial Chapel
    Address
    15525 S. 73rd Ave.
    ORLAND PARK, IL 60462
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Mt. Vernon Memorial Estates
    Address
    11875 Archer Avenue
    LEMONT, IL 60439
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Love, Becca, Nelson, Payton & Owen

Posted at 09:24am
We couldn't have asked for a more loving and caring Grandmother. Thank you. You will be dearly missed. May your soul rest in Heaven.
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Posted at 05:07am
Our condolences to your family and you. We are sure your mother was an amazing woman and we will be thinking of you all.
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BROOKS, TARULIS & TIBBLE, LLC

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