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Crystal Jo (Kottke) Brooks

August 22, 1960 ~ November 25, 2023 (age 63) 63 Years Old

Crystal Brooks Obituary

Crystal Jo Brooks, 63, of Potomac, passed away at 2:45 p.m. Saturday, November 25, 2023, at Carle Foundation Hospital, in Urbana.

Crystal was born on August 22, 1960, in Kankakee, the daughter of Larue and Linda (Muehling) Kottke.  She married Austin Carl Brooks on June 20, 2020, in Potomac.  He survives.

She is also survived by her mother; brother- Kent Kottke of Buckley; and sister- Darlene Reardon of Rossville.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Crystal graduated from Buckley-Loda High School.  She attended the Potomac Church of Christ.  She enjoyed cooking and trying new recipes.  Crystal also enjoyed sending cards out to everyone for birthdays and holidays.

According to her wishes cremation rites will be arranged and a memorial service will be held at a later date.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home, in Potomac to assist them in honoring Crystal’s life.  Condolences may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at:

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