BYRON – Theresa Lynn Varilek, 54, lifetime resident of Byron, died Monday June 12, 2017 in Generations at Neighbors, Byron. She was born Nov. 15, 1962 in Rockford the daughter of James J. and Velma (Philippi) Varilek.
Theresa enjoyed children and worked as a daycare teacher until 2015. She loved the river, especially pontoon boating, and enjoyed caring for her grand nieces and nephews. Theresa had a big heart and would have done anything for anybody.
Survivors include her siblings Keith (Judy) Varilek of Homosassa, Fla., Sharon (Vince) Digiovanni of Byron, Jim Varilek of Prescott Valley, Ariz., Pam (Bob) Shook of Granger, Ind., and Cheryl (Gene) Hubbard of S.D.; many nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews; and special friend, Jim Crum.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 10 a.m. in the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 506 W. Merchant St., Byron with Pastor Randy Snider officiating. Visitation was Friday at the funeral home from 5-7 p.m. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Byron.