Logan Wykis

Logan LEXINGTON/ MACOMB – Logan Ty Wykis, 31, passed away June 3, 2016 in Macomb. His service will be Friday, June 10, from 12 noon until 2 p.m. at Hager Memorial Home, 201 W. Mazon Ave., Dwight, and he will be laid to rest in Memorial Cemetery, near Pontiac. Logan was born October 4, 1984 in Soldotna, Alaska, where he spent his childhood. He moved to Illinois in 2000, graduated from Neil Armstrong School in Mattoon in 2004, and then moved to Macomb, where he lived at Mosaic. Logan was loved and admired by many for his warm heart, infectious smile, mischievous and humorous nature, athletic skills, and his love of sports and loud rock & roll music. He had a “never-give-up” attitude that inspired all who knew him. He was a frequent participant in Special Olympics, and he worked at the Bridgeway Workshop in Macomb. He was our hero! Logan is survived by his mother, Jean Steichen of Lexington; father and step-mother, Mick Wykis and Karen Hummel of Soldotna, AK; and his sisters: Brianne Wykis of Columbus, Ohio and Ali Wykis of Anchorage, AK. He is also survived by his step-brother, Isaac Dale of Soldotna, AK; and his step-sister, Anya Fairweather (Andrew) of Se-attle, Washington; his aunt and uncles, Barbara (Erv) Daniels of Dwight; Don (Joan) Wykis of Bluffton, SC; and Suzanne Legner of Soldotna, AK. He is also survived by many cousins, other relatives, and friends. He was preceded in death by his step-father, Girard Steichen; his uncle, Jim Legner; and his grandparents: Bud and Ruth Legner and Walter and Jeanette Wykis. His family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Mosaic, 220 N. Lafayette St., Macomb, IL 61455; and/or Bridgeway Employment Services and Day Program, 900 S. Deer Road, Macomb, IL 61455, and indicate “Logan” in the memo line. Mosaic and Bridgeway are organizations that serve adults with intellectual disabilities. A fund created in Logan’s memory will be used to enhance the lives of others at Mosaic and Bridgeway.