Stella Ward, nee Hyrn, 81, October 16, 2010, resident of Park Forest, IL. Beloved wife of Damien J. Ward, Jr.; loving mother of Leanne (Jim) Ward, and Richard (Theresa) Traybsza. Dear stepmother to the late Dan Ward, Michael Ward, Martha Ward, Ellen (Tom) Brinkmeyer, Peter (Janet) Ward, Kate (Dave) Nestler and Pat Ward. Proud grandmother and great-grandmother of many; dear sister of Jean Covello. Stella was a member of St. Irenaeus Church, Park Forest, IL. Resting at Lain-Sullivan Funeral Home & Crematory, 50 Westwood Dr., just west of Western off Norwood, Park Forest, IL, where friends may call on Tuesday from 3 to 9 p.m. Funeral Wednesday 9:15 a.m, at chapel, to St. Irenaeus Church, 78 Cherry St., Park Forest, IL. Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Steger, IL. In lieu of flowers, masses or donations may be made to St. Irenaeus Church.