Eugene T. Wyka, 57

Eugene T. “Gene” WykaEugene T. “Gene” Wyka, of Grafton, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015, at the age of 57.

Gene was born in Chicago, the son of Eugene J. and Joan (nee Dolan) Wyka. Gene is survived by his wife, Lucy (Demerath) Wyka; their three children, Joseph, Liana and Nate; sister, Catherine (Wyka) Alexander; brothers, Mike (Bev) Wyka and Chris (Jean) Wyka; sisters-in-law, Clare (Mike) Cloghessy, Joan (Mark) Bouman and Katie (Greg) Albers; brothers- in-law, Nick (Mary) Demerath and Luke (Cassie) Demerath; and many other nieces, nephews and friends. He will be greatly missed by friends and family alike.

Special thanks to Compassionate Care Hospice for their support and compassion.

A memorial service will be held at Pilgrim United Church of Christ, 1621 Second Ave., Grafton, on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 at 7 p.m. Family will receive friends at the church from 4:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Gift of Adoption Fund or Pilgrim United Church of Christ  Online Condolences may be sent by visiting