Floyd “Butch” Farkas

Floyd “Butch” Farkas
11/5/1943 - 8/3/2020
Chicago Heights, Illinois (formerly of Ely, MN)
Floyd A. “Butch” Farkas. Age 76. Matteson resident, formerly of Chicago’s Bridgeport Neighborhood and Ely, Minnesota. United States Army Veteran Vietnam War Era. Retired from Yellow Freight as a Dock Spotter. Husband of the late Karen nee Hnat. Father of Floyd (late Robin) Farkas, Sandra Farkas, Jon Farkas and Joyce (Jason) Williams. Stepfather of Christopher Jackson. Grandfather of Kelly (Michael) Medina, Tiffany Farkas, Floyd (Katy) Farkas III, Ryan Farkas, Kaile Farkas, Alyssa Farkas, Jaclyn (Jorge) Rodriguez, Dylan Williams, and Zachary Williams. Great grandfather of Michael Medina, Alex, Noah, Gianna and Gabriel Rodriguez. Son of the late Irene nee Gentry and John Farkas. Brother of Shirley (late Wes Grimes) Gillian, David Farkas, Mary Ojeda, Bruce Farkas, the late John (late Bonnie) Farkas and Arnold Farkas. Former husband of Alice Ortiz nee Morales. Uncle and friend to many. Memorial visitation was held at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home on Thursday August 13, 2020 and a memorial service at 8:00 pm. Inurnment in Ely, Minnesota on August 22, 2020 with Celebration of Life at Winton Community Center from 1pm to 4pm.
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