Terry G. Tvrdik, of Sandwich, IL passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family, on January 4, 2019 at the age of 80. He was the son of George and Adeline (Virgl) Tvrdik, born on June 7, 1938 in Chicago, IL.
Terry went to reunite with the love of his life, his late wife Marie L. Trimarco. They were married on June 7, 1992 and they spent the next 25 years happy together until her passing on September 26, 2017. Terry served his country with pride as a member of the United States Army. He was employed for many years, by Western Electric in Montgomery, IL. Terry was a member of the Harvest Chapel in Sandwich, IL. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, hunting, fishing, and especially his trips to Canada. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and uncle who will be deeply missed by his family and cherished friends.
Terry is survived by his daughter, Tracey (Robert) Barkes of Plano, IL; his daughter-in-law, Penny Tvrdik of Yorkville, IL; his step-children, Tina Straits of Sandwich, IL, Glen Blagg of Sandwich, IL, and Gregg (Suzanne) Blagg of Henderson, NV; his former wife and the mother of his children, Becky and her husband, Dennis Daniels of St. Charles, IL; his former daughter-in-law, Tammy Blagg of Newark, IL; his 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; his siblings, Tim (Dee) Tvrdik of Elgin, IL and Trudy (Georg) Pankratz of Somonauk, IL; his sister-in-law, Debbie Tvrdik of Plano, IL; also several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie L. Trimarco; his parents, George and Adeline Tvrdik; his son, Ted Tvrdik; his step-daughter and her husband, Renee and Jerry Emerick; also a brother, Tom Tvrdik.
A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the Harvest Chapel, 725 South Countyline Road, Sandwich, IL, with Pastor Derek Johnsen, officiating. Interment will be private.
Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory, www.NelsonFuneralHomes.com or (815) 786-6461.