JAMES “JIM” GEORGE TROKSA
Born: August 22, 1946
Died: January 29, 2014
Saturday, February 1, 2014 from 3:00pm to 9:00pm
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg
Funeral Service: Monday, February 3, 2014
Prayers begin at 10:15 am at Michaels
Mass of Christian Burial: Begins at 11:00 am
St. Hubert Catholic Church, 729 Grand Canyon, Hoffman Estates
Interment: All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines
James “Jim” George Troska was born August 22, 1946 in East Chicago, Indiana to the late George and the late Virginia (nee Nowakowski) and passed away peacefully on 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.