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Anne Marie Conroyd

Anne graduated from St Bede Catholic grade school. She attended Grant Community High School where she was an active 4 yr. member of the G-ETTE’S Pep Club, the Color Guard in her junior and senior yrs, and graduated with the class of 1970.

In 1972 she began her career at Baxter Healthcare as a molding machine operator. She progressed in the technical ranks where she held several higher-level positions. Annie closed their Plastics facility in 1991 as Operations Manager and then moved to their Round Lake Facility as their Production Manager, responsible for the Non-Cephalosporin and Injection Molding Operations from 1991 to 2004. At that time she was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer, and hence ended her 33 yr. career with Baxter.

She attended Elgin Community College where she majored in Plastics Technology. After which she attended Kennedy-Western University where she majored in Management of Technologies. She attended College of Lake Co. where she took numerous management and accounting courses, all during her tenure at Baxter Healthcare. To her credit, she was a member of the Who’s Who in America for Plastics and Plant Production Supervision: Aseptic Filling Injection Molding, Blow Molding, Quality Assurance, Budget, Staffing and Scheduling.
Anne Marie was as member of the Society of Plastics Engineers and the National Assoc. for Female Executives and the American Management Assoc. She was the Chairman of the United Way Campaign for Baxter for 5 yrs.
In addition, she was an active supporter for the American Cancer Society and the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fund Since winning her battle with breast cancer.

A lifetime resident of Fox Lake, Il. Anne passed away at her home on Saturday, November 13, 2010. She was born on December 5, 1952 in Chicago to Ralph “Hoot” and Jeanette “Jean” Conroyd.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph “Hoot” Conroyd and Jeanette “Jean” Conroyd and her grandmother Winifred Wheeler and by her dear friends Peter Michael Kukla & Judith Lutzow. Surviving are her sisters, Michele (Scott) Kisten of Lake Villa, Il. Jeanine (Gordy) Flory of Gloucester, VA , Charmaine Malecki of Fox Lake, Il. her niece Brianne Sorlie and 2 nephews Jerrad (Brandy) Campbell of Roanake Va., and Walter Malecki of Fox Lake, and 2 great nieces and her many many friends including the entire Reza family, Kris Teska, Rose Bolig, Louis Guzzo, Jeannine Geimer, the Janke family, the Donahue family and Militanos, Gilbert Volling, the Kukla family and Kathleen Harrington.

During her long and fulfilling life, her hobbies included cooking, gardening, canning vegetables, entertaining friends and family, shopping and vacationing in her favorite spot Key West, Fla. With her two pals Kris and Jeannine. Anne was a lifelong Green Bay Packer backer and Notre Dame fan.