Judith A. Nykaza, age 69, of Grayslake, passed away January 1, 2014 in Shamrock, WI. She was born June 22, 1945 in Chicago to Peter and Ann (nee: McGovern) Klug. Judith was an avid snowmobiler, who loved spending time in Wisconsin at her family’s dream log home in the North Woods. She loved being with her family and grandchildren and going on many family vacations. Judith loved to cook and take care of others. She was an excellent home designer. Judith loved and adored her childhood sweetheart and husband of 51 years. Judith is survived by her husband Robert, whom she wed on June 9, 1962 in Chicago, her children Robert Jr. of Barrington Hills, IL and Jeffrey Allen Sr. (Jennifer) of Lakemoor, IL, her grandchildren Ariana, Jeffrey Jr., Elizabeth, Mikayla, and Nathan, her siblings Dorothy Royal of Palatine and Lorraine (Joe) Godawa of Grayslake, her sister-in-law Sarah Klug of Virginia, her step-sister Kathy Rita of Bartlett, and many loving nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Robert Klug, and her sister Laverne Miltmore. Friends of the family may visit at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030 on Tuesday January 7, 2014 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. The funeral mass is scheduled for Wednesday January 8, 2014 at 11 a.m. at St. Gilbert Catholic Church 301 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL. Interment will follow at St. Michaels in Palatine, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Judith’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association 225 N. Michigan Ave. Ste 1700 Chicago, IL 60601. For further information, please call (847) 223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.