JAMES G. TROKSA (1946 - 2014)

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JAMES G. TROKSA FORMERLY OF NORTHWEST INDIANA Funeral services for James “Jim” George Troksa, 67, of Schaumburg, IL, formerly of NW Indiana, will be held on Monday, February 3, 2014 beginning with prayers at 10:15 a.m. at Michaels Funeral Home & Cremation Care, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL and proceeding to St. Hubert Catholic Church, Hoffman Estates for Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be in All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines, IL. Visitation will be held Saturday, February 1, 2014 from 3:00-9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Born August 22, 1946 in East Chicago, IN to the late George and the late Virginia (nee Nowakowski), James passed away peacefully January 29, 2014 at his home. Jim was proud to have earned a B.S. and an M.S degree with a concentration in mathematics from Purdue University. A former teacher at Hammond High School, Jim went on to work in Information Technology with (Acxiom), later retiring from Discover Card. Jim was an avid Chicago sports fan. His most cherished memory was attending Game 2 of the 2005 World Series with his sons. Jim was the adoring husband of 26 years to the late Mary Ann (nee Makaneski); loving father of Christopher, Nicholas and Jeffrey; fond brother of Raymond (Jean). He will be missed by his dear friend and college roommate, Jack Arnold and all those whose lives he touched. For information please call 847-891-2900 or to sign the virtual guestbook please visit www.michaelsfunerals.com.

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Michaels Funeral Home & Cremation Services
800 S. Roselle Road
Schaumburg, IL 60193
(847) 891-2900
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Published in The Times on Jan. 31, 2014
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