Jacob T. Van Zant, 20, a River Forest and former longtime Forest Park resident, died suddenly on Feb. 2, 2013 in Belvidere. He is survived by his parents, Rod Van Zant and Cathie (Allen) Stafford; his siblings, Jamielynn (Chris) Costello, Jessica (Mike) Castronova, Presley, Allen “A.J.”, Mackenzie and Abigail Stafford; and his grandparents, James and Linda Myrtle. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charles and Doreen Van Zant.

Visitation and a service were held at Woodlawn Funeral Home in Forest Park on Feb. 7. Cremation rites were privately accorded at Woodlawn Crematory. For further information or to leave condolences, please contact 708-442-8500 or www.woodlawnchicago.com.