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Candace Picard

Candace Picard (Justes) born December 11, 1965 of Harvard Illinois 
Candace had 6 siblings. Chuck (Marilyn) Justes, Mary (Phil) Hornyak, Jimmy, Danny, Joe, and Rose.
She grow up in Chicago surrounded by cousins and aunts and uncles. 
She loved music and going to concerts.  She loved her community and neighbors. No matter where we lived Or where she worked she made the ones around her Family.  
She enjoyed many things like painting, volunteering and going on car adventures but her favorite adventures were meeting Mike her husband of 37 years. Whom she had 6 children with Amity, Laura (Britten), Mikey (Nicole), Katy (Devan), Paul (Liz) and Serenity Boxlietner (Mikey).
Not to mention all the neighborhood kids she loved and supported as her own. 
They began their life in Illinois but then moved out to Arizona and eventually came back to Illinois.
She loved her grandchildren more then life itself. When she first got cancer she never set goals for her but for her Grand kids instead. She had 15 Grandchildren.
She is the definition of Love and strength. She is accompanied in death by her parents, brothers  Jimmy, Joe and Danny, and also by her Daughter Amity. She had a long relentless battle with cancer which in the end was her demise.  She left this world the same way she lived, surrounded by love, family and music.

Arrangements entrusted to Chicagoland Cremation Options of Schiller Park, Illinois. 


Dear Candy ,We got so close on Facebook ,I only wish us Cousins got together sooner Love you Fly High Dear Cousin

Mary Kratschmer Feb 10 2022 12:17 PM

Rest in paradise my beautiful friend!! You are loved and you will be missed. Lots of prayers!

Dawn Bauman Feb 10 2022 6:33 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Candace Picard

Dawn Bauman Feb 10 2022 6:31 AM

I will never forget you Candace ! You always made my days bright and sunny when we visited! You're an Angel!

Love your neighbor Bea Krause Feb 5 2022 12:03 PM

A photo was added for Candace Picard

Bobbijo Feb 5 2022 1:32 AM

you were an amgel ampung us in life.. words can not express all you personally meant to me since 1974... the world is less watm and less bright without you . however 8 carry you with me buddy ol pal .until we meet again i love you Candy.girl

Bobbijo Feb 2 2022 4:13 AM