Jason Haden (updated)

September 27, 2018

Jason A. Haden, 42, of Kankakee, passed away Friday (Sept. 21, 2018) due to a heart attack.

He was born May 17, 1976, in Chicago, the son of Gary Haden and Debbie (Diffy) Rice.

Jason was co-owner of Wizard Productions. He was a sound technician and drummer for several bands over the years, including the Silhouettes. He was a fan of the Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears and University of Illinois sports. Jason loved music. He had a contagious laugh and always had a smile on his face.

Surviving are one daughter, Alexandria West, of Connecticut; his father, Gary (Anna Marie) Haden, of Elk Grove Village; his mother, Debbie Rice and Bart Mauger, of Newport, Tenn.; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Leanne and Mike Shelley, of Bourbonnais, and Lindsey Rice, of Sevierville, Tenn.; one brother and sister-in-law, Jeremy and Jenny Haden, of Ridgeland, S.C.; several aunts and uncles; many nieces and nephews; and many special friends.

Preceding him in death were his grandparents.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at Clancy-Gernon-Hertz Funeral Home in Kankakee. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28, also at the funeral home. The Rev. Greg Eilders will officiate. Cremation rites will be accorded following the services.

Memorials may be made to wishes of the family.

Please sign his online guestbook at clancygernon.com


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