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Ty Andrew Hawkinson

March 10, 2005 - May 4, 2018

Ty Andrew Hawkinson Ty Andrew Hawkinson
    May 9, 2018 | 3-8:00 P.M.
  • Yurs Funeral Home
    1771 West State Street
    Geneva, Illinois
  • May 10, 2018 | 10:30 A.M.
  • St. Patrick Crane Road Catholic Church
    St. Charles, Illinois
  • Burial Location
    Prairie Cemetery, St. Charles

Ty Andrew Hawkinson, age 13, of South Elgin passed away peacefully on Friday, May 4, 2018 at his home.

He was born March 10, 2005 in Naperville, Illinois to Andy and Kelly Hawkinson.

Ty is survived by his parents, a step brother, Alex, his paternal grandparents, Doug and Linda Hawkinson, his maternal grandparents, Michael and Lori McBride, several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral mass will be held 10:30 A.M. Thursday, May 10th at St. Patrick Crane Road Catholic Church, St. Charles. Burial will be at Prairie Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 3-8:00 P.M. at Yurs Funeral Home, 1771 West State Street, (Rt. 38), Geneva.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Ty’s honor to Cal’s Angels and/or to Cleveland Clinic (Anderson Sarcoma Research Fund T56428; Attn: Jenifer Berlovan Ped Heme/Onc Administrator S20, Cleveland Clinic 9500 Euclid, Cleveland OH 44195)


Meredith Haugens from South Elgin, IL

"I am so very sorry for your loss. I will be continually praying for you Andy, Kelly, and your entire family."

Kathy Gregoire from Batavia, IL

"Kelly and Andrew, I am so very sorry and though there are no words that will help your grief, but please know you have family and friends that are there for you and our we so feel your pain."

Mark Lofquist from Boulder, CO

"Ty, I'm so sad. You left > 100 ears too soon and it's our loss. Your family was lucky to know you. Much love you and those you left behind."

Joanna Stibgen Meyers from South Elgin, IL

"Andy and Kelly, Much love to you both as you begin this part of your journey. It’s long and lonely.... know we are here for you."

James and Donna Carroll from Wilmington , IL

"So sorry Doug and Linda for your families loss.. Donna and I pray that God will hold your family in his Loving embrace!!!"

Lori Trucano from north aurora, IL

"Andy and Kelly I am so so sorry for your loss. Ty was a great kid and has left us to soon. I hope you will find comfort in knowing he is no longer in pain or suffering. He is at peace and is watching down on you both all the time. Remember the great memories and hold them dear to your heart. good bless you both. Love Lori"

James Curry from West Des Moines, IA

"Andy- you and your family are in my thoughts today. God’s grace to you in your loss."

Karen and John Love from Lakeland, FL

"We are so very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers sent to you and your family. John mentioned when he and Ty were talking baseball. (I believe). Our deepest sympathy."

Linda Martin-Rousonelos from Joliet, IL

"Kelly and Andy, I am so very sorry for your loss. I have thought about your family, and have prayed for you both, and for Ty. Words cannot express the sorrow I'm feeling right now. My family and I will continue to pray for you."

Pat Burke from Joliet, IL

"Doug, Linda. Andy, Kelly and the Hawkinson family I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers."

The Hart Family from South Elgin , IL

"Although we never got to meet Ty we feel like we knew him through all of our caring neighbors. We participated in everything we could to let Ty know how special he truly was. We are so sorry to hear of his passing and cannot imagine what you all are going through. I’m praying you can find comfort knowing he’s in a better place. Our thoughts and prayers are with you guys."

Sue Massaro from Wheaton, IL

"Andy, Kelly and Family. I cannot imagine the heartache you are experiencing right now. My heart is breaking for you. Words are not enough. Know that you are loved by so many. May you feel Gods loving arms surround you as you walk this difficult path."

Susan Bolanos from ELGIN, IL

"Kelly and Andy, I am so terribly saddened to hear the news of Ty's passing. He was such a special boy. I know he was loved so much by both of you. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers through this difficult time. God bless you and your family. Susan Bolanos (Piecko)"

Wendy from St Charles, IL

"From all of us at Fox Valley Food for Health we hold you in our hearts and keep you both in our prayers."

Bob Sorenson from Naperville, IL

"I am very sorry and saddened to hear about your loss. I cannot imagine what the Hawkinson Family is going through. I hope someday you all will be able to find comfort knowing Ty is in a better place. Ty and your entire family will be in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Bob Sorenson"

Laurie Tollas from Lake in the Hills, IL

"Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers."

Martine van der Ent from Elgin, IL

"Dear Kelly and Andrew, I am so very sorry for your loss. From our team in Europe, our thoughts are with you and we wish you, your family and friends a lot of strength in these difficult days."

Carol Tylman from Marengo, IL

"Kelly: You spoke of Ty so often that I felt like I knew him, and the love you shared with him! I was so sad to hear of his passing. Unfortunately I know of your pain having lost our son also to cancer as you know. I'm sending lots of prayers and hugs your way! Hold on to your blessings and memories! God Bless You!"

Aaron "Dr.Fu" Talley from Jacksonville, FL

"Getting to know Ty, even briefly, has changed my outlook on life. Ty showed me how to focus on what's really important in life, and how to let the rest just float away with the breeze. Ty was such a special person with an amazing soul, and I will forever cherish the lessons this young man taught me. I would like to express my deepest condolences to Andy and Kelly. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to exchange thoughts with Ty, it has forever changed my life for the better."

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