Tillie Truax (1932 - 2006)
Contact: Carol (Purkis) Mitte
Surnames: Monnier, Truax, Drenik, McGovern, Cody, King, Allen
----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) April 19, 2006; Page 10
Monnier, Tillie Truax (17 Feb. 1932 -5 April 2006)
Tillie Monnier,74 of Kenosha, passed away on Wednesday, April 5,at Kenosha Hospital.
Born in Waukegan, IL, on Feb.17, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Pauline Drenik. She had two brothers, Paul and Frank; and two sisters, Louise and Edith. She was educated in Waukegan schools and completed her education in Kenosha . For a time, she lived with her mother in Clark County. She lived in Kenosha since 1954.
She enjoyed all types of music and often attended the Blues Fests in Chicago. Some of her favorite artists include Stevie Ray Vaughn, Eric Clapton and Frankie Yankovic. She also enjoyed playing her accordion, particularly polkas. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family.
She is survived by eight children, James A. Monnier; Richard A. Traux; Patrick A.(Donna)Traux of Atlanta, GA; Michael S. Traux; Bonnie J.(Tim) McGovern; Connie M.(Michael) Cody; Carole K.(Kevin)King; and Mark W. Traux. She is also survived by eleven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two husbands, Allen W. Traux and Robert J. Monnier, Sr., and a son Robert J. Monnier Jr., and a great-grandson, Michael S. Allen.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, April 8, in Kenosha.
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