Darrell Truax (1921 – 2010)

Darrell Woodrow Truax was born in Loyal WI on December 26, 1921 to the late Earl and Bessie (Rue) Truax.

Darrell was educated in local schools in Clark County WI.

Darrell married Viola Truax in 1945 who preceded him in death in 2002. He farmed in central Wisconsin before moving to Kenosha in 1951. He worked at American Motors and various other jobs until working and retiring from US Steel in Waukegan IL.

Darrell is survived by sons Robert (Janet) of Beach Park IL, Harold (Janet) of Pleasant Prairie WI, and Darrell L. Jr of Kenosha WI and daughter Colleen of Pleasant Prairie. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife Viola, 1 son Earl and 3 daughters Barbara, Evelyn and Janette, 3 brothers Leslie, Allen and Palmer and 2 sisters Etta Martin and Constance Bijzak.

He was a member of Immanuel United Methodist Church. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting, ball games and many family campouts and get togethers.

Funeral services will be held on Friday October 29, 2010 at Immanuel United Methodist Church (5410 Sheridan Rd) at 11:00AM. Visitation with the family will be held on Friday at the church from 10:00 AM until the time of services. Private burial will follow at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, Memorials would be appreciated.

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