Amber Hartell

Obituary of Amber Rose Hartell

Amber Rose Hartell, age 18, of Joliet, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, following a courageous three year battle with cancer.

Amber was born March 7, 2002 in Joliet and attended Joliet Central High School.

She was a loving daughter and sister, whose bravery and determination will never be forgotten.  Amber loved basketball, Xbox, and playing with her little brother and her new kitty, Boo.  She will be remembered for her strong, fighting spirit, her independence, and her intelligence.

Surviving are her beloved mother, Patty Horkey of Joliet; and her brothers, Alex and Brett Hartell, and Landen Forsythe.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Frank Horkey and Loretta Swisher; and her uncles.

Services for Amber Hartell will be private.  Fred C. Dames Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  For more information please call (815) 741-5500 or visit her Memorial Tribute at where you may leave a condolence or share a memory or favorite story.


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