Jennifer M. Morris, 51, of Crystal Lake, IL; passed away unexpectedly Sunday, December 6, 2020, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in McHenry, IL.
She was born March 3, 1969, in Harvard, IL to John and Sandy (Beck) Forbish.
Jen attended Carmel High School and was chosen to tour Europe for her piano and voice talents. She later graduated a semester early from Barrington High School in 1987.
After high school, she trained as a certified nursing assistant and worked at several nursing homes in the area. Jen later decided to become a nanny to many children in the McHenry County area. Jen started and ran a successful daycare out of her home.
In 1989, Jen and Scott Morris were united in marriage in Barrington, IL. They loved and raised four children, Christopher, Ashley, Alex, and Vanessa.
Jen was very involved with her Evangelical Free Church family and their senior groups. She would hold senior parties at her home, where she would cook wonderful gourmet meals and entertain with her piano serenades and songs.
She ran several summer bible camps for the children of her church. She will be remembered for loving children and being a mom.
Jen was preceded in death by her father John Forbish and grandparents.
She is survived by her husband Scott; children Christopher, Ashely, Alex, and Vanessa. Also, surviving is her Dad Conrad Peacock, and mother Sandy Peacock; sisters Katie, Lauren, and Patty Forbish; one brother Larry Forbish; several nieces and nephews; mothers-in-law Barb Forbish, and Diane Morris, and several brothers and sisters-in-law.
Visitation will be 10- 11:30 am, Friday, December 11, 2020, at The Evangelical Free Church of Crystal Lake, 575 E. Crystal Lake Ave., Crystal Lake, IL 60014. Funeral services will follow at 11:30 a.m. with Pastor Tim Bruns officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Harvard, IL.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jen’s family c/o Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home, 107 W. Sumner St. Harvard, IL 60033.
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