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Wilma C. (Czerwonka) Tirpak

November 10, 1924 ~ March 15, 2019 (age 94)

Wilma C. Tirpak, nee Czerwonka, age 94, of Fairview Heights, IL, born on November 10, 1924 in Montrose, IL died on Friday, March 15, 2019 at Mercy Rehab Center, Swansea, IL.

Wilma was a graduate of Centralia High School.  She was an administrative assistant with the Corps of Engineers.  She retired as manager of Coats and Things in St. Clair Square in Fairview Heights, IL.  Wilma was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Fairview Heights, IL.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George J. Tirpak, who passed away in 1999; her son, George W. Tirpak, who passed away in 1989; her parents, Walter and Anna, nee Nacke, Czerwonka; her two sisters, Anna Jordan and Imogene Robinson; and her brother, Ray Czerwonka. 

Surviving are her two sons, Kenneth R. Tirpak of Tulsa, OK and Christopher A. Tirpak of Fairview Heights, IL; her four grandchildren, Dr. Amy (Dr. Paul Jaskoviak) Tirpak of Houston TX, Jena Lee (Tim Ipock) Tirpak of Tullahoma, TN, Aaron Tirpak of Sacramento, CA, and Christina M. (Michael) Kadlec of Crestview, FL; and her 8 great grandchildren.   

Donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or Shriners’ Hospital for Children.  

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Kassly Mortuary, Fairview Heights, IL.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 12:30 P.M. in the Kassly Mortuary Chapel, Fairview Heights, IL with Father Jim Nall officiating.  Interment will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.

 Service Information

March 19, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kassly Mortuary
9900 St. Clair Avenue
Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208

Funeral Service
March 20, 2019

12:30 PM
Kassly Mortuary
9900 St. Clair Avenue
Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208

March 20, 2019

1:45 PM
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
2900 Sheridan Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63125

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