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Carl T. Rylander

Sauk Village, Illinois

Carl T. Rylander. Age 68. Longtime Sauk Village resident formerly of Calumet Park, Riverdale, and Chicago’s Morgan Park Neighborhood. Graduate of Thornridge High School Class of 1972. Retired after 43 years of service from the Illinois Central/Metra Railroad. Husband for 47 years of Michele nee Erickson. Father of Tim (Kamila) Rylander, Christina Rylander, and Ken (Emily) Rylander. Grandfather of Jonas, Sabina, and Chase Rylander. Son of the late Martha nee Jennings and Kenneth Rylander. Brother of Paul Rylander and the late Ken (late Carrol) Rylander. Uncle and friend of many. Info Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights 708-481-9230 and


  • Donna Hires

    3 weeks, 2 days ago

    You will be missed by many Rip
  • Patrick Grady

    3 weeks, 2 days ago

    Rest in Peace Brother.

    Love you


  • Billy Race

    3 weeks, 1 day ago

    Will miss you so much buddy every time I throw a line in I'll be thinking of you. Rest in peace. Will miss you forever. Love you. Billy 

  • Dhana Moseley

    2 weeks, 6 days ago

    My heart is broken to hear of this news. This was one of my best supervisors that I've ever had. He taught me so much and I will truly value every single lesson learned. May GOD bless this entire family!

  • Joel Mitchell

    2 weeks, 6 days ago

    Carl was a great man to work for and with. I will always remember him for his sense of humor and his ability to keep a calm head under pressure. He will truly be missed. Rest & peace to you brother
  • Robert Palatine

    2 weeks, 5 days ago

    A very good man to work with. Carl was firm but always fair. A very good sense of humor at all times. A great attribute to railroaders. Rest in peace my friend.

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