Connie Marie Shilka
1965 - 2021
Dunn Family Funeral Home with Crematory
1801 S. Douglas Road
Oswego, IL
Connie Marie Shilka
Born: December 14, 1965 in Chicago, IL
Died: September 5, 2021 in Aurora, IL
Connie Marie Shilka, age 55, of Yorkville, IL, passed away on Sunday, September 5, 2021 at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora, IL. She was born December 14, 1965 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Norbert Peter and Verna Jean nee McDermed Shilka.
Connie was a member of Teamsters Local #673 and was employed as a truck driver. She had a love of the outdoors, taking care of her flowers, watching the birds, and taking long bike rides. She was a loving mother and her grandchildren brought her much joy. She maintained an immaculate home and always decorated for every holiday, especially Easter and Halloween. She was proud of her Native American heritage, being a member of the Turtle Clan of the Oneida Nation in Wisconsin.
She is survived by her daughters Amber Rose Shilka, Brooklynn Marie Prather; grandchildren Aiyla Marie McGreevy, Nalia Rose Shilka, Braedon Lashaune Shilka, Vivian Marie Prather; sisters: Becky Cantwell, Tammie Shilka, Terrie Shilka, Ann (Dave) Hardin, Leslie (Mark) Kaiser; brothers Kevin (Diane) Shilka, Russell (Kathy) Shilka and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father Norbert Peter Shilka, sister Beverly Rose Shilka and niece Cheyanna Rose Shilka.
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Friday, September 10, 2021 from 3:00 PM until a memorial service at 7:00 PM at DUNN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME with CREMATORY, 1801 S. Douglas Road, Oswego, IL 60543. A Celebration of Life will be held at a future date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Renko Animal Shelter,
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Published by Kendall County Now from Sep. 6 to Sep. 9, 2021.
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So sorry for your loss.. RIP. Sending prayers to the family and friends...
Kim Dano- Bickle
September 15, 2021
Becky& Family I'm so sad to hear of Connie's Passing. We had lots of fun back in High School and [email protected] and High School reunions she was cool! RIP Operator Connie
Marcos Gonzalez
September 10, 2021
My condolences to the family. I didn't know her very well but we worked together. I run the scale at the limestone quarry she would pick up from and Connie was always so nice and cheerful. It was truly a pleasure to have met and known her and she will be missed.
Eboni Hayes
September 10, 2021
All of you are in my thoughts and prayers. May you find comfort in your memories and love for each other.
Karen Swanson
September 7, 2021
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. We won´t be able to attend the funeral but your whole family will be in our thoughts and prayers
Mark, Cheryl & Anne Salerno
September 7, 2021
We're so very saddened to hear of such a great loss. The world is a much smaller place with out Connie in it. My heart goes out to your beautiful mother, her Children and Our twin friends Terrie & Tammie Shilka. Rest easy Connie.
Teresa & Joyce Hills
September 7, 2021
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