Ann R. Ruzga
Ann R. Ruzga, 86, a resident of Grayslake, passed away Sunday, February 14, 2016, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born August 2, 1929 in Gary, IN to Joseph and Mary (nee: Bugay) Iwan. Ann was a member of St. Mary of Annunciation in Mundelein, Senior Vista Health, Ambassador Club, Waukegan Moose Golden Antlers, Twin Club, and Boy Scouts, helping her 4 sons become Eagle Scouts. Upon her retirement and for 15 years, she toured the western states, Canada, and Europe. To remember these trips, photo albums were created during the “Golden Years”, allowing everyone to enjoy the trips. Ann always kept her children and grandchildren in her heart. We wish to express our many thanks to hospice, Condell Hospital and staff, as well as Dr. Slivnick, Dr. Roden, and all the medical personnel for caring for Ann in her peaceful passing. Ann is survived by her husband Bernard J. Ruzga, her children Bob (Deb) Ruzga, Mike (Lisa) Ruzga, Richard (Linda) Ruzga, Tina (Bryan) Lightfoot, and Dennis Ruzga, her grandchildren Ashley (Garret) Wright, David (Michelle) Ruzga, Brad, Anna Kate, Marissa, Danielle, Kayleigh, and Melaine, and her twin sister Marie Silich. She was preceded in death by her parents, her son Tom Ruzga, her brother Joseph and his wife Ann Iwan, and her brother-in-law Victor. A visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, February 17, 2016 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. The funeral mass is scheduled for Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 10:30am at St. Mary of Annunciation 22333 W. Erhart rd. Mundelein, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. For more information log onto www.strangfuneral.org or call (847)223-8122.