Ryan Jilka was a man who was committed to his work and had accomplished a lot during his time as the Assistant Superintendent for Goddard USD 265 in Wichita, Kansas. Ryan, who had a deep interest in teaching, was able to make substantial contributions to the community around him and the lives of a significant number of students.
His untimely deἀth leaves a legacy of greatness and a profound impression on those fortunate enough to call him a friend.
Ryan Jilka Obituary
On May 29, 2023, in Wichita, Kansas, Ryan Zylka, who was 50 years old and employed as an assistant superintendent of Goddard USD 265, dἰed unexpectedly. A memorial service will be held at Central Community Church on Monday, June 5, 2023, at 1:00 PM to celebrate his memory and pay tribute to his life.
The worship service will be broadcast online through a livestream on the church’s website for those unable to come in person. Ryan is survived by his wife, Kerrie Jilka, his mother, Ernestine Allen, and his stepfather, Bob Allen, both of whom reside in Salina, Kansas, as well as his father, Robert Jilka, and stepmother, Linda Jilka, who all hail from St. George, Utah.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his three daughters, Natalie Jilka, Morgan Jilka, and McKenna Jilka, all of whom currently reside in Wichita, Kansas. In addition, he is survived by his sister, Angie Allen of Brooklyn, New York, as well as by his brothers, Rob Jilka and his wife Tammy Jilka of Bennington, Kansas, and Chris Allen and his wife Mindy Allen of McPherson, Kansas.
Both sets of parents also survive him. Ryan is also survived by his step-sister Stacey Turis and her husband, Dave Turis, of Los Alamitos, California, as well as his step-brother Chris Fundaburk and his wife, Holly Fundaburk, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii. Holly Fundaburk and Chris Fundaburk were married.
He is survived by several nieces and nephews who will grieve his passing intensely. The family would appreciate it if, instead of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Goddard Education Foundation, which can be found at 201 S. Main St., Goddard, Kansas 67052.
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The Downing & Lahey Mortuary – West Chapel is responsible for making the necessary preparations for the memorial service. Those who wish to pay their respects and share their memories may do so via the Internet. On June 4, 2023, an announcement similar to this one was printed in the Wichita Eagle.
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