Obituary: Theresa C. Marik

Theresa C. “Terri” Marik

Theresa C. “Terri” Marik (nee Mayer), 69, a resident of Salem Village in Joliet, formerly of Plainfield, passed away on January 4 at her home. She was born November 3, 1948 in Chicago.

Beloved mother of Nancy (Nicholas) Robinson of Plainfield, Suzanne (Robert) Kokosz of Lockport, and Charles (Sarah) Marik of Winfield; adored grandmother of Trevor Charles and Colin Joseph Robinson; Reagan Theresa, Greyson Peter and Hayden Nancy Marik, devoted daughter of the late Peter and Marjorie (nee Kauss) Mayer, dear sister of Mary (Scott) Devenney, Carol (Larry) Lazar, Joanne Mayer and John (Jane) Mayer, fond cousin, aunt, great-aunt and friend of many, former spouse of Charles Raymond Marik.

Terri grew up on Chicago’s North Side and was a graduate of St. Benedict’s High School. She later earned an associate’s degree in computer science from Joliet Junior College. Over the years, Terri was employed as a postal carrier in Plainfield, drove a school bus for Plainfield Community School District #202 and worked as a realtor for Realty World Caton & Associates. Terri was a passionate fan of the science fiction franchise Star Trek and especially loved Klingons.

Visitation was January 8 at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 S. Joliet Road (Corner of Rts. 30 & 59), Plainfield. A celebration of Theresa’s life was held January 9 in the funeral home.

Interment: Plainfield Township Cemetery, Plainfield.

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