Mia Marie Cockriel, 47, of Aurora, IL, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 20, 2022. The world has lost a beautiful, bright and wonderful shining light. Mia had a big heart, a wicked sense of humor and an infectious laugh. She was so full of life and was truly a special sister, daughter, Aunt, step-mom, partner, and friend. There are not enough words to describe how much she will be missed.
Mia was preceded in death by her father Orville Wayne Cockriel; a half-sister, Amanda Nally; and paternal grandparents, Lonnie and Tina Cockriel.
Mia is survived by her mother, Yong Cha Cockriel, of Aurora, IL; brother, Wayne Cockriel, of Aurora,; sister, Dawn (Homer) Pedersen, of Morris, IL; nieces, Dezirae Cockriel, of Chicago, IL, Amber (Christopher Penwell) of Port Charlotte, FL; Sara (Griffin) Gilberstad, of Tellico Plains, TN; nephew, Owen Pedersen, of Morris, IL; half-sister, Krissy (Josh) Guthrie; two half nieces, Ivy Hazelton, Ariana Giresi-Nally, half nephew Oliver Bianco-Nally, all of Pennsylvania; her partner, Oscar De La Fuente; her step-daughter, Mya De La Fuente; and her two best friends, Jessica Tannenbaum and Daniel Kouvavas; and many, many friends.
A Celebration of Life event to be held at a later date. Details to follow. A GoFundMe account has been established to assist the family with the inevitable costs during this difficult time. Thank you in advance for your loving kindness and generosity. Please keep Mia in your prayers.Print Obituary & Condolences