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Esther Troike

May 11, 1913 — January 15, 2015

Esther E. Troike
Eureka - Esther E. Troike, 101, of Eureka, IL passed away at 2:45 am on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at the Eureka Apostolic Christian Home. She was born on May 11, 1913 in Congerville, IL to John G. and Caroline Engle Schieber. She married Wilmer C. Troike on April 27, 1946 in Oak Park, IL. He passed away on March 29, 1993.

Surviving are one sister-in-law, Alma Schieber Wackerle of Eureka; one brother-in-law Lester Troike of Wheaton, IL; eleven nephews, six nieces, and several great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, Harold, Victor, Carl, Harvey; one sister, Emma Schieber; one niece, Beverly Schieber; and one nephew, Alyn Schieber.

Esther worked for Automatic Electric in Genoa, IL for 23 years. She belonged to the Belvidere Women's Garden Club and Cherryville Pacers in Rockford, IL.

Esther volunteered her time for many years at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka. She had a special place in her heart for children and cherished any chance she had to hold a baby in her arms.

She was a member of the Apostolic Christian Church in Congerville where services will be held at 1:00 pm on Sunday, January 18, 2015. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 10-11 am at the Eureka Apostolic Christian Nursing Home and from 12-12:45 pm at the Congerville Apostolic Christian Church. Burial will be in the Congerville-Goodfield Apostolic Cemetery. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Eureka Apostolic Christian Home or Congerville Apostolic Christian Church. Online condolences may be sent to the family at argoruestmanharris.com

Visitation

JAN 18. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)

Eureka Apostolic Christian Nursing Home
Eureka, IL

Visitation

JAN 18. 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM (CST)

Congerville Apostolic Christian Church
Goodfield/Congerville, IL

Funeral service

JAN 18. 1:00 PM (CST)

Congerville Apostolic Christian Church
Goodfield/Congerville, IL

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