June 29, 1943 - July 31, 2019
Barbara J. Nyikos, 76, of Elgin passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 after a long illness. She was born on June 29, 1943 in Mishawaka, Indiana the daughter of Robert and Bessie (Brown) Stump. She graduated from Mishawaka High School in 1962. On May 21, 1966, she married Michael D. Nyikos. They later moved to Elgin, IL. Barbara was a devoted mother to her three children. She valued being a room mom at her children’s schools and could always be seen at their Football games and band recitals. As a homemaker she was a babysitter for years and in later years worked in the daycare at Gifford Street High School and worked at Meijer in Elgin. Barbara is survived by her children, daughter Alexandra Nyikos of Elgin, IL and son Andrew (Julie) Nyikos of Odessa, FL; her grandsons Benjamin Nyikos and Dylan Nyikos and her sister Carol (Roland) Sumney of Fort Wayne IN as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Michael Nyikos, her son Steven Nyikos and her granddaughter Hannah Nyikos; parents Robert and Bessie Stump, sister Marilyn Stump and brother James Stump. In addition to her love of children, Barbara loved animals and later in life looked forward to visits with her dog, Eevee. She had a love of ceramics and her home was decorated with the many pieces she painted. Barbara especially loved being able to get together with her sisters and cousins for long weekends in Indiana to reminisce and play cards. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and pending at this time, additional information about the services will be will be posted when the family sets a schedule. In lieu of flowers memorials in her memory to Naperville Area Humane Society This Life Tributes page has been created to make it easy for Family and Friends to share memories, photos and videos. For further information about this funeral; please contact the Morizzo Funeral Directors at 847.752.6444. Arrangements entrusted to Morizzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2550 West Hassell Road, (Northeast corner at Barrington Road), Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60169.
Barbara J. Nyikos, 76, of Elgin passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 after a long illness. She was born on June 29, 1943 in Mishawaka, Indiana the daughter of Robert and Bessie (Brown) Stump. She graduated from Mishawaka High School in 1962.... View Obituary & Service Information
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