Wood Jun 8, 2021 Jun 8, 2021 Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save Eugene E. Wood, 98, of Kankakee, passed away Wednesday (June 2, 2021) at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.She was born July 3, 1922, in Livingston County, the daughter of Elmer and Bessie (Cox) Earp. Eugene married Robert Wood on Sept. 11, 1954, in Blackstone. He preceded her in death Oct. 4, 1982.Eugene retired from the Department of Defense, where she had worked in the accounting department.She enjoyed reading, doing crossword puzzles and watching “Wheel of Fortune.” Eugene especially loved spending time with her stepgrandchildren and family. She enjoyed traveling.Eugene attended St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Kankakee.Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Robert E. and Mary Wood, of Kankakee; stepgrandchildren, JoAnne and Ryan Barrie, of Bradley, Mark Palinski, of Bourbonnais, Tony and Candace Harms, of Wilmington, and Laura and Chelsea Cantillo, of Santa Anna, Calif.; along with numerous nieces and nephews.In addition to her husband, Robert Wood, she was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter-in-law, Cathy Jo Wood; one sister, Evelyn Beckendorf; one stepgreat-grandson, Dylan Harms; two brothers and two sisters-in-law, Cloyd and Florence Earp, and Glenn and Madeline Earp; and one brother-in-law, Mike Beckendorf.Visitation was from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, June 7, at Schreffler Funeral Homes, Kankakee Chapel. A funeral service took place at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 8, also at the funeral home, with the Rev. Karl Koeppen officiating.Burial followed in Kankakee Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Aroma Township.Memorials may be made to the wishes of the family. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save Latest News Bond Set at $75,000 for Car Thief Troutman Trek - 90 Year Old Walks for Childhood Cancer HCUSD2 School Board Applauded for Decision Prizes for Summer Book Club Red Cross Blood Drive July 20 Jayden “Pawses” to Beautify Our World Area 4th of July Events Kankakee Co. Bats Test Positive for Rabies Latest e-Edition Herscher Pilot Herscher Pilot Most Popular Articles Images Videos Commented ArticlesHCUSD2 School Board Applauded for DecisionBond Set at $75,000 for Car ThiefTroutman Trek - 90 Year Old Walks for Childhood CancerRed Cross Blood Drive July 20Kankakee Co. Bats Test Positive for RabiesJayden “Pawses” to Beautify Our WorldPrizes for Summer Book Club Images VideosSorry, there are no recent results for popular videos. CommentedSorry, there are no recent results for popular commented articles.