Timothy Patrick “Mo” Ryan, 57, of Springfield, died at 8:10 pm on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. He was born August 10, 1955 in Cairo, IL the son of William F. “Fan” and Mary Kathryn Ford Ryan. He married Nancy Bandy on April 1, 1988, and she survives.
Also surviving are two sisters, Marilyn K. (Umeeta Sadarangani) Ryan of Champaign, IL, Kathleen “Katy” (John) Torre of Fairfax, VA; two brothers Robert “Bob” Ryan, John K. (Karen) Ryan both of Springfield; two aunts and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents.
“Mo” was employed by the State Journal-Register in the maintenance department since 1996 and formerly by Jack Stolt Auto Center for 16 years. He had a great sense of humor and was always willing to lend a hand. He loved the outdoors, hunting, cowboy cooking, spending time with friends and family, and horsing around with his nieces and nephews.
Memorial Gathering: 4-6 p.m., Sunday, June 23, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home.
Celebration of Life: 6 p.m., Sunday, June 23, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Gifford officiating. Private burial will be held at Roselawn Memorial Part at a later date.