Ann Wahl Troka
January 11, 1954 - June 1, 2016
Ann Wahl Troka, age 62, of McHenry, passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at her residence. She was born January 11, 1954 in Waukegan, IL to Fred and Louise (Stilling) Wahl. She was a lifetime resident of McHenry, and attended McHenry Community High School. Ann worked in food service as a waitress and mixologist. She was an avid gardener, who enjoyed living by the Fox River. Laughter and humor were the cornerstone of her life. She had a deep love for animals, and through the years had many pets who were her constant companions. Ann loved children, and was known as "Nonnie" to all.
Ann is survived by her two children, Kimberly Simon of Wonder Lake, Jonas Troka of McHenry; two grandchildren, Abigail, Jakob; three brothers, Kenneth, Robert, Fred; and many nieces and nephews who held a special place in her heart. In addition to her parents, Ann was preceded in death by her grandson, Wesley, and her twin sister Linda.
Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. Until 6:00 p.m., Monday, June 6, 2016 at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050. The funeral service will be 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The cremation rite will be accorded privately.
For those wishing to send an expression of sympathy, her family suggests memorials to Habitat for Humanity of McHenry County, P. O. Box 1166, McHenry, IL 60051-1166, or to Guillain-Barre Syndrome Research Foundation at www.gbs-cidp.org. For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for her family.
Published in the Northwest Herald on June 5, 2016 - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/nwherald/obituary.aspx?n=ann-wahl-troka&pid=180222451&fhid=3555#sthash.ccSnvdEc.dpuf