Esteban Juarez-Tomas, a Guatemalan national charged in Champaign, Illinois, for reckless homicide, killing LaDonna “Jeannie” Brady, 45, in January 2017. Juarez-Tomas has been previously removed from the U.S. three times. He is an ICE immigration fugitive in addition to being a criminal fugitive
LaDonna “Jeannie” Brady 1971 – 2017
MAHOMET, IL – LaDonna “Jeannie” Brady, 45, of Mahomet, died early Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at Carle Hospital after a fatal car accident on I-74 in Champaign, Ill.
Jeannie was born March 1, 1971, in Springfield, Ill.
She is survived by her parents, Jim and Francis Damm of Mason City; natural mother, Norma Benjamin of Oakford; three sisters: Deanna Damm of Greenview, Jennifer Crowl of Auburn, and Tracy Setzer, Sweetwater; her husband, Eric Brady of Mahomet; son, Joshua Evans of Rockford; stepdaughter, Kayla Brady of Mahomet; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She married Eric Brady on Aug. 8, 2009, in Philo, Ill. She worked at the Christie Clinic business office leveraging her natural talent for helping people.
Jeannie made the most out of life and its simple pleasures: spending time with family and friends, riding her motorcycle and helping others achieve their dreams. She was an amazing woman, mother, wife and friend, and a staunch supporter of the American Legion.
Family, friends and those whose lives she touched are invited to her visitation at Blair-Owens Funeral Home, 102 E. Dunbar, Mahomet, IL from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.