Tijuanna Jean Kisela, 74, of Cornell, Ill., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at 9:57 a.m. at Asta Care Center in Pontiac, Ill.
Mrs. Kisela was born June 29, 1939, in Putnam, Texas, and married John Francis Kisela on July 8, 1961, in St. Michael, Pa. She was a graduate of Beaverdale-Wilmore High School in Pennsylvania.
A homemaker who observed the Catholic faith, Tijuanna loved gardening, spending time with her flowers and working around her home. She loved spending time with her grandkids and enjoyed doing jigsaw puzzles during the cold months. She was also a fan of the Cleveland Browns football team.
Survivors are her husband, John, of Cornell, Ill.; daughters, Lori (Jim) Dittmer of Pontiac, Ill., Kim Matteson of Pontiac, Ill., and Traci (Paul) Glover of Osyka, Miss.; eight grandchildren, Courtinie (Chris) Davis, Jonathon Edgell, Christine Edgell, Tristan Kisela, Ashley Glover, Taya Glover, McKayla Kisela, and Allen Glover; six great-grandchildren, Hayden, Zoey, Ashtine, Ryder, Christopher and Paislee; mother, Mary (Black) Cook of Cornell, Ill.; and brothers, Dennis (Andrea) Townsend and Robert (Mary Anne) Townsend.
Tijuanna was preceded in death by her father, Ford; and brother, William Townsend.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at Duffy-Baier-Snedecor Funeral Home, 202 E. Howard St., Pontiac, IL 61764, with the funeral service to immediately follow at 11 a.m. Deacon Jim Wallace will be the officiant.
Cremation rites will be accorded.
Memorials may be made to the
–Local Memorial Affiliate, 4700 N. University, Suite 92, Peoria, IL 61614.
Online condolences may be made to the family at duffyfuneralhome.com.
Duffy-Baier-Snedecor Funeral Home
202 E Howard St Pontiac, IL 61764
Published in www.News-Herald.com on Nov. 28, 2013