Ann Susan Pfortmiller, age 63, of Elgin, passed away on December 1, 2018 at Presence St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin.  She was born in London, England on March 16, 1955 to her loving parents, Ronald A. and Maud M. Hammond (nee Bartlett).

Ann was preceded in death by her dear parents, Ronald and Maud; and her daughter, Teri L. Gray.

Ann is survived by her daughter, Tina (Harry Begovich) Bigham; siblings Linda (Bill) Bartlett, Tony Hammond, and David Hammond; grandchildren Jacob Donohoe, Kyle Donohoe, Cara Edwards, Brianna Edwards, Michael Donohoe, and Samantha Gray; great-granddaughter Isabella Donohoe; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and nieces and nephews in the United Kingdom.

Memorial Visitation will be 10:00a.m. until time of Memorial Service at 11:00a.m. Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Christ Lutheran Church, 425 Riverside Blvd, Belvidere, IL. Interment will be at Christ Lutheran Church Columbarium.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association,

Arrangements entrusted to Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St., Elgin IL 60120. For more information call 847-741-1168 or visit

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