Matildia F. Biggs

MELROSE PARK – Matildia F. Biggs passed away at the age of 74 on Monday, July 11, 2016 at the Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park.
Originally from Choudrant, LA she was born to Charles Deats and Thelma Bagwell Deats.
She was a kind and caring soul and she will be missed dearly by her family and friends. She loved gardening and sending hand-written notes to her children and grandchildren. She was a wonderful caregiver to her ill husband after she retired from her position as a CNA at Heritage Health. She loved her job there, and had many wonderful stories about the residents and her co-workers.
Tillie is survived by her husband of nearly 57 years, Gilbert T. Biggs of Dwight; and her children: Kelly Marsh, Robin Vinzons, Gilbert Biggs and Logan Biggs, all of Colorado; and her three grandchildren: Carly Marsh, Delaney Marsh and Ryan Biggs, all of Colorado.
Her wishes were to be cremated. Her family is taking her remains to Colorado, where there will be an intimate memorial to honor her life.