MARENGO – Tyler G. Gardner, 16, passed away Friday morning, April 7, 2017, at JourneyCare Hospice in Woodstock.


He was born August 18, 2000, in Elgin the son of Mark and Jennie (Lay) Gardner. Tyler was a graduate of St. Charles Borromeo Grade School in Hampshire and was currently a member of the Junion Class a Marian Central Catholic High School in Woodstock.

Tyler was a typical teenager who loved video games and handing out with his group of close friends.

Surviving are his parents, Mark and Jennie of Marengo; brothers, Michael Grzejka and Chandler Garnder; material grandparents, Michael and Sue Lay; paternal grandparents, Richard and Carol Gardner.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 6 PM Tuesday evening, April 11 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 10307 Dundee Road in Huntley.  Visitation will be on Tuesday at St. Mary’s Church from 2- 5:45 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name may be directed to Jacks Fund, P.O. Box 436, Glen Ellyn, IL 60138.  Our deepest condolensces to Tyler’s family and friends.  May you find comfort in knowing that your donation will directly aid in the fight against melanoma.

The Fredrick Funeral Home in Hampshire is assisting the family. For info, 847-683-2711.


Click here to make an on-line donation:  MEMORIAL DONATION


Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Apr. 9, 2017


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POSTED BY Sharon Marston | Apr, 10, 2017 |