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Andrew J. Ptak

Published: Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 1:15 a.m. CST

CHICAGO – Andrew J. Ptak, 37, of Chicago, formerly of Amboy and Rockford, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Chicago. He had worked as a finance manager for Anderson Hyundai in Rockford.

He was born Oct. 15, 1975, in Dixon, the son of James and Isabelle (Howell) Ptak. He married Ardell Cadacio on Feb. 13, 1996, in Glendale, Ariz.

Survivors include his wife and four children, Felicya, Tsjana, Christopher and Nicholas, all of Surprise, Ariz.; his parents of Amboy; three sisters, Paula Richardson of Amboy, Brandi (Joe) Dunphy of Lacon and Tracy Nodlan of Ottawa; one brother, Jamie Heiss of Ottawa; three nieces; four nephews; one great-niece; and one great-nephew.

He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy. A celebration of life meal will be at noon Saturday at Teen Turf at the Boehle Youth Center in Amboy. Cremation rites will be accorded following the celebration of life, with burial of cremains at a later date at Prairie Repose Cemetery in Amboy. 

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to Andrew’s children. 

Visit www.thejonesfh.com to send condolences.

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