Anna Louise Shockey, 92, of Lincoln passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at The Christian Village in Lincoln.
Anna was born on November 15, 1924 in Lincoln, IL the daughter of Joseph Charles and Olga Clara (Ahrens) Buckstegge. She married Jerry Bock Shockey on November 24, 1948 in Lincoln, IL at Anna’s grandparents’ home. He preceded her in death on April 21, 2012.
Anna is survived by her two daughters: Gail (George) Petro of Lincoln, Melissa Shockey of Springfield, two sons: Roger Shockey of Cape Coral, FL, and Jerry Bock Shockey (Heather Haborstroh) of Tucson, AZ, her sister: Dorothy Harrison of Lincoln, IL, three grandchildren: Ben (Sarah) Petro of St. Charles, IL, Drew Von Waldner of Denver, CO and Taylor Shockey (Justin Joyce) of Cincinnati, OH; two great grandchildren.
Anna graduated from Memorial School of Nursing in 1946. She attended school through the Cadet Nurse Program. She also attended St. Francis College in Joliet, IL and graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Anna worked as a registered nurse at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital and with Dr. Arthur Williamson. She was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church, Lincoln, and American Legion Auxiliary Post#263.
A celebration of life for Anna will be 2:00 p.m. Friday June 30, 2017 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lincoln, IL with Father Mark Evans officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to service. In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Anna’s name to The Christian Village of Lincoln, Trinity Episcopal Church, or Donor’s Choice. Services are entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, IL.