RICHLAND — Angela Jo Cobb-Kordek, 50, of Grayslake, Ill., formerly of Richland, died July 8, 2013 at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital at Lake Forest, Ill., after a battle with cancer.
She was born in Fairfield on Feb. 12, 1963 to Bill and Sherry (Oswalt) Cobb, grew up in Richland and graduated from Pekin Community Schools in 1981, then attended Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo and graduated from Northwestern University in Chicago. She worked as human relations director for Tenneco in their Global Operations in Chicago. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family, her many friends, traveling, attending concerts, volunteering and supporting animal humane shelters and caring for her two cats, Harley and Haley.
Angela is survived by her parents, Bill and Sherry (Oswalt) Cobb of Richland; brother, Mark (Laurie) Cobb of Brighton; nephew Lee Cobb of Richland; Aunt Harriet and Uncle Frank Stephenson of Hickory, N.C.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents.
Cremation rites have been accorded and by her request there will be no memorial service. Open visitation will be held from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Richland United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Richland. Burial in Richland Friends Cemetery will be at a later date.
Memorials for the American Cancer Society or Paws & More Pet Shelter in Washington may be left at the visitation or mailed to the family at 411 West Main St., Richland, Iowa 52585. Gould Funeral Home of Richland is assisting the family.