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Colleen Rafa (nee Tyk)

July 17, 1954 - March 3, 2017

Burial Date July 15, 2017

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Colleen Rafa (nee Tyk), age 62, a 38 year resident of Frankfort, IL formerly of Chicago, IL passed away March 3, 2017.

Colleen was a long time bartender at The New Image in Frankfort, where she made many friends. They loved her sense of humor and kind heart. She loved to read, write and watch old black & white movies. She was an avid gardener. Her pride and joy was her grandson, Brandon, whom she adored.

Colleen was preceded in death by her father, Edward Tyk Sr. & her sister, Cheryl Tyk-Witters.

Survived by her mother Danilla; longtime partner, David Williams; sisters, Cynthia (Peter) Klomans, Claudia (Alan) Dale; brother, Edward Tyk Jr.; daughter, Chastity Rafa; sons, Stanley Rafa III & Joseph Rafa; grandson Brandon View & many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to her daughter, Chastity for a charity of her choice. A celebration of life will be held in the summer of 2017, at a later date. Please check back to our website for updates on the date, or call the funeral home at 815 469-2144