Valerie Ann Urban, 33, of Belvidere, IL passed away on January 20, 2021 in Rockford, IL. She was born on July 16, 1987 in Merrill, WI to Ted and Heidi (Muench) Urban. Valerie loved to go to church and found her spiritual home at First United Methodist Church in Belvidere, IL. She loved to color and loved the color purple. She enjoyed sticker books and jigsaw puzzles. Valerie enjoyed cats and seeing animals at the zoo.
Valerie will be dearly missed by her dad and stepmother, Ted and Dawn; brother, Thomas from San Diego, California; and her stepsisters, Bonnie and (Corey) Waller and Eliza and (Ivan) Guthrie; her grandfather, Bruce and (MaryLouise) Muench of Roscoe, IL; her uncles, Kevin and (Cindy) Muench, Pete and (Deb) Muench, and the late John and (Marie) Weberpal; her mother’s lifelong friend, “Aunt” Holly Mork from Alvin, WI.; big sister, Angie Bailey; and many loving aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews and many cousins.
She was preceded in death by her mom, Heidi; brother, Timothy Urban; paternal grandparents; maternal grandmother; Dorothy Muench; maternal aunt, Nancy Weberpal; and her cousin, Ryan Weberpal.
She will be laid to rest beside her brother, Tim at Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, all memorial donations in Valerie’s name may be gifted to Myotonic Dystrophy Association via online at their website https://www.myotonic.org/donate-towards-myotonic-dystrophy-care-and-cure or mail a donation to Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation, 663 Thirteenth Street, Suite 100, Oakland, CA 94612. To light a candle or write a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.