Garry Joseph Sykora, went home to the lord on October 11, 2021, Garry was resident of Downers Grove for over 50 years who worked for Electro-Motive Division of General Motors for 38 years where he nurtured many lasting friendships until his retirement in 2009. Garry's favorite past time was traveling particularly to Florida and especially with his beloved grandchildren. He loved the Beatles, White Sox and Classic Cars, especially American Muscle Cars. Garry is the loving husband of 52 years of Shirley A. Sykora nee Scilzo, cherished father of Daniel (Jennifer) J. Sykora and Suzanne A. Sykora, beloved grandfather of Aubree and Sydney Schillinger, Chloe and Isabel Sykora, Charlotte Murphy and Joseph Kircher. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Helen (nee Janecek) Sykora and brother of Larry H. Sykora. Funeral Friday 9:15 a.m. from Modell Funeral Home, 7710 S. Cass Ave., Darien to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Mass 10:00 a.m. Interment Holy Family Cemetery. Visitation Thursday 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
or Lurie Children's Hospital appreciated. For funeral info: (630) 852-3595 or www.modelldarien.com
Published by Chicago Tribune from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.