Kristen Danielle Chopp-Mariani, 32, of Willowbrook and formerly of Brookfield, died Nov. 16, 2017. Born July 22, 1985, she was an accomplished nurse.

She was the wife of Bob Mariani; the daughter of Dawn (Michael) Chopp; the daughter-in-law of Theresa (Ed) Cody; the sister of Kate Chopp; a cousin and niece to many; and an inspiring friend to all.

A memorial gathering will take place on Sunday, Nov. 26 from noon until the time of service at Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9447 31st St. in Brookfield. Interment is private.

Memorial donations are appreciated to PAWS, 1997 N. Clybourn Ave., Chicago, Illinois, 60614.