Woodridge resident Alyss Van Meter was a tow truck driver who loved helping others, friends say.
She died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012. She was 25.
Her ex-boyfriend is charged with her murder, and he is being held in DuPage County Jail without bond.
Friends of Van Meter's have set up a Facebook memorial page to remember her, and funeral arrangements were posted there.
A visitation will be held from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at Hallowell and James Funeral Home, 301 75th street, Downers Grove, IL 60515.
Services will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22.
There will also be a tow truck procession Saturday that will depart from Hallowell and James and go to the gates of Trisons Crematory, 919 N. Garfield, Lombard, IL. The procession will disperse at the gates of the crematory, according to the Facebook page.
Friends have also set up a memorial fund in Alyssa's name. The account is at Wells Fargo and the routing number is 063107513, and the account Acct Number is 6766669508. Online transfers are also accepted.