Michael Ceja

Michael P. Ceja

Age 56. Peacefully Tuesday July 3, 2007 at his late residence following a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Chacago and a longtime Joliet and Morris area resident, relocating to Odell in 2005. A graduate of Joliet East High School. Employed by Steve Piper and Sons Tree Service and formerly employed by the City of Joliet. One of the greatest loves of his life was his love of music and playing his guitar and the enjoyment of family and friends.

Preceded in death by his son, Michael R. Ceja (2000); parents, Pete and Estelle (nee Reyes) Ceja.

Survived by his loving wife Jan Ceja of Odell; two daughters, Shannon (Jamie) Freeman of Alabama and Taylor Ceja of Lockport; two sons, Jeremy Ian (Kimberly) Hawkins of Streator and Zak Alberico of Joliet; four grandchildren, Hudson and Hadlee Freeman and Johnathan and Emily Hawkins also survive.

Private funeral services for Michael P. Ceja were held. Fr. Pilon officiated. As it was Mike's final request, cremation rites were accorded. NO VISITATION.

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