Jacob T. Van Zant, 20, died Feb. 2 died in Belvidere. He was a resident of River Forest and former resident of Forest Park.
He was the son of Rod Van Zant of River Forest and Cathie (Allen) Stafford of Forest Park. He was the brother of Jamielynn (Chris) Costello, Jessica (Mike) Castronova, and Presley, Allen “A.J”, Mackenzie and Abigail Stafford. Jacob was preceded in death by his grandparents James and Linda Myrtle.
A visitation and funeral service took place on Thursday, Feb. 7 at Woodlawn Funeral Home in Forest Park. Cremation rites were privately accorded at Woodlawn Crematory.