Ryan Patrick Jarka, 32, formerly of Berwyn and Oak Park, died suddenly as a result of an automobile accident on March 6, 2021. Born on Oct.17, 1988, Ryan was the son of John and Clara White Jarka; the brother of Patrick (fiancée Frances Muschal) and Shannon Jarka; the uncle of Patrick and Nathan Jarka; the grandson of Charlotte and the late John Jarka, and the late Charles and Clara White; the nephew of Harold “HoHo” and Ann-Marie Jarka, and Charles (the late Susan), Ronald, Eugene (Angie), Steve (Vivian), Philip (fiancée Dawn Mangiarulo), Thomas, Michael (Barbara) and Adam White and the late George and the late William (Lisa) White; and the cousin and friend of many. 

Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park, with private interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, please honor Ryan by supporting a local animal shelter.  

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