Ione E. Tihlarik
Ione E. Tihlarik
  • January 24, 1929 - November 26, 2017
  • Naperville, Illinois

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Ione E. Tihlarik, nee McCallister, 88 formerly of Darien, passed away November 26, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Joseph; cherished mother of Mary (Leroy) Rosales, Patrick Sr., Michael Sr. (Terri), Robert (Donna), and Gary Sr. ( Linda) Tihlarik; loving grandmother of Chris Sr. (Michelle), Keith, Kyle and Korey Rosales, Patrick Jr. Tihlarik, Peter (Sunshine) Tihlarik, Wesley Tihlarik, Andrew Tihlarik, Heather (Chris) Marks, Michael Jr. Tihlarik, Gary Jr. (Amy) Tihlarik, Jennifer Tihlarik, and Joseph Sr. (Dusty) Tihlarik; adoring great-grandmother of Chris Jr., Michael, Danyel, Caitlin, Hailey, Alexis, Meadow, Nicole, Lawrence, Lilliana, Viviana, Chase, Mackenzie, Mason, Kaylee, Emma, Trenton, Chloe, Savannah, Joseph Jr., Selena and Alura; fond great-great grandma of two, Dailynn and Dailynn; dear sister of Connie, Darlene, Marlene and Gerri; aunt of many. Ione was preceded in death by her parents, Theodore and Grace, along with her husband and ten siblings, Barney, Ernestine (Tena), Joyce, Betty, Charles, Reta, Georgia (Jo), twin sister Irene, Shirley, and Theodore. A visitation will be held at Woodlawn Funeral Home, 7750 W. Cermak Road, Forest Park, on Friday, December 1, 2017, from 3-8 PM. The funeral service will be Saturday, December 2, 2017, also at the funeral home, beginning at 10:30 AM. Interment Woodlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association ( For service information, please call the funeral home at 708-442-8500 or visit