Marion- Brian G. Tesar, age 66, of Marion, passed away on Monday, December 10, 2013 at his home in Marion.
Brian was born on April 19, 1947 in Chicago, the son of George and Helen (Kristak) Tesar. He married Roxanne D. Young in Homewood, Illinois on March 26, 1977. She survives in Marion.
Mr. Tesar was a retired lieutenant for the Illinois Department of Corrections, where he was also a teacher. Brian also taught at Chicago Public schools and formerly worked as a Police Officer at Crete, Illinois.
Survivors include his wife- Roxanne D. Tesar of Marion, IL
Son- Kevin B. Tesar of Murphysboro, IL
Brother- Timothy Tesar of Oak Lawn, IL
Two sisters- Kristine and Jerry Leddin of Castle Rock, CO
Karen Burke of Bettendorf, Iowa
Several Nieces and Nephews and Great Nieces and Great Nephews
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers- Terry and Kenneth Tesar, niece- Tammy Tesar, and nephew- Nicholas Leddin.
Funeral services will be held at 4:00pm on Friday, December 13, 2013 at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion with Monsignor Thomas Flach officiating. Visitation will be held from 2:00pm-4:00pm on Friday, December 13, 2013 at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home. Burial will take place at WillowHillsCemetery in Willow Hills at a later date.
For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or a donation may be made to go toward planting a tree in Brian’s yard to honor his memory. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home; 800 N Market Street; Marion, IL62959.