Caryl Emily Tillis

  • Born: January 12, 1930
  • Died: April 5, 2020
  • Location: Aurora, Illinois

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Aurora, IL 60506
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Tribute & Message From The Family

Caryl Emily Tillis (Wormley), 90, of Oswego, Illinois died Sunday, April 5th, 2020 at Jennings Terrace in Aurora, Illinois. She was born January 12th, 1930 in Aurora, Illinois the daughter of late Nellie (Caquelin) and Harry Wormley.

Caryl was a member of St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Montgomery, Illinois, a member of the Brady Bunch of Brady School, served on the PTA as well as an election judge and was a graduate of East Aurora High School, class of 1948.

She was a loving mother to daughters and survivors; Renee (Jerry) Sternberg, Cheryl (Mark) Spang, and Holly (Bill) Byland; grandchildren, Justin and Nathan Spang, Jennifer (Todd) VonSchnase, and Michaela and Sophie Byland; great grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Emily Spang.

Caryl was preceded in death by her brother, Armand E. "Dutch" Wormley and her husband of 71 years, Arthur Merle Tillis.

A private graveside will be held at Lincoln Memorial Park. A Celebration of Caryl's Life will be scheduled at a time of health and wholeness once the coronavirus has cleared.

Memorials may be directed to St. Olaf Lutheran Church, 1233 Douglas Ave., Montgomery, IL 60538.

Condolence & Memory Journal

I am so sorry to hear of Caryl's passing. She was a dear, sweet lady. I had lived by them in Lake Holiday and also went to church with them at the UCC in Somonauk. I hope memories will stay close at heart.

Posted by Sandy Ledesma - Aurora, IL   April 21, 2020

Dear, Renee, Cheryl , Holly and families.
Our deepest sympathy with the loss of your Mom, we have you all in our thoughts and prayers
at this time. We know this has been a difficult time for all of you.

Chris Fauble and Jan Fauble Terry and families

Posted by Jan Terry - Quincy, IL - Family   April 13, 2020

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