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Cynthia "Cherri" Irene Kevil, 14, of Crystal Lake

Visitation is from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at the Skaja Bachmann Funeral Home, 7715 W. Route 14, Crystal Lake.

Cynthia "Cherri" 'Irene Kevil, 14, of Crystal Lake, died Feb. 21, 2013.

Cynthia was joyfully born Aug. 15, 1998, the beloved daughter of William Kevil and Luz Elena Rodriguez.

She was a student, artist, singer and master of the ukulele.

She was the dear sister of Rafael and Olivia Carmen Torres and Elizabeth Kevil; loving aunt of Nathan and Owen Masek.

Visitation will be held from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at the Skaja Bachmann Funeral Home, 7715 W. Route 14, Crystal Lake. Visitation continues Monday, Feb. 25, at 9:15 a.m. until the 10 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. Thomas the Apostle.

Interment will be at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.

More information is available at Skaja Bachmann Funeral Home in Crystal Lake.

Lori Bartlett February 24, 2013 at 04:41 PM
May the Lord have a special place for you next to him always. Your a beautiful woman and will be missed dearly...
Erica Williams February 24, 2013 at 04:44 PM
Check out our anti-bullying group on Facebook. Go to Stand for the Silent - Illinois Chapter and request to join us. We try to offer helpful hints and suggestions to try to stop/curb bullying.
Stephanie Emery February 24, 2013 at 06:02 PM
Erica, do you know if Cynthia was bullied?
Erica Williams February 24, 2013 at 06:16 PM
I don't know.
Kaileigh Rado February 24, 2013 at 07:43 PM
She was, it got bad in the past few months.
Ali Hayman February 25, 2013 at 02:50 AM
so sad so beautiful gone too soon rest in paradise Cynthia "Cherri" Irene Kevil gone but never ever forgotten <3
Stephanie Emery February 25, 2013 at 05:23 AM
Kaileigh, thank you for the honesty. I just can't beleive that people can bring so cruel. I was a neighbor when they had the farm. so young and such a waste.
megan collier February 26, 2013 at 07:47 AM
I am so sorry for your lose. She is a very pretty girl. No child or teen should ever be bullied to the point that they want to end their life. We need to do everything in our power to stop the bulling. ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!! We need to fight the schools and the law and take the power away from the bullies.
Britney February 26, 2013 at 11:18 PM
R.i.p.<3
Helen Walsh February 27, 2013 at 12:08 AM
I saw your beautiful face on I oppose bullying on Facebook , so so sorry you thought you had no other options . RIP Cherie x x sweet dreams sending your family my heartfelt condolences from a mother of a daughter who has been bullied too x x Helen Walsh from United Kingdom x x
Niki February 27, 2013 at 12:45 AM
Did she take her own life? It's always a tragic story when someone so young and beautiful is taken to soon~
Jillian Vangeertry February 27, 2013 at 02:47 AM
We need to take a stand against bullying! There has to be a better way to reach the kids!! As a mother and a nurse I can't help to feel an overwhelming amount of responsibility to stand up and take action! She was to young! Our children should never have to feel like there is no way out..
Rita M. Roykovich February 27, 2013 at 05:26 PM
Jillian - True, but so often our kids feel there is no way out and there is no hope… See my FB page INSPIRED by Rachael's Mom, jewelry creations inspired by courage OR INSPIRED by Rachael.com. I have a lot of good advice for parents and would love to discuss this further… what a CRIME for this beautiful young lady to feel as if she had no where to go… my usual question if this happened in school, AND I DON'T KNOW IF IT DID, is where are all the adults?? You can't tell me no one saw … I just don't get it… I'm so, so sorry for the loss of Cynthia… so sorry.

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