Irma Lyman (nee Nowoc), 86, formerly of Crystal Lake, passed away peacefully on Jan. 10, 2013.
She was born June 25, 1926, to Peter and Violet Nowoc in Chicago.
As a young woman, Irma worked as a secretary where she would eventually meet her husband, William. Irma married Bill Lyman in 1951, and was married for 24 years until his passing in 1976.
She was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, and daughter.
Irma was a homemaker and enjoyed golfing, bowling, dancing, and bridge. She was an active member at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Crystal Lake, and became a secretary for District 47 Schools until her retirement.
Following retirement, Irma relocated to St. Louis, and recently returned to the Chicago area.
Irma is survived by her children, Kerry (Jim Winkelmann) Lyman, Janet (Pat Roxworthy) Lyman, Jim (Mary) Lyman; grandchildren, Bill Winklemann, Steve (Heather) Winklemann, Erica Roxworthy, Jaclyn Roxworthy, Madeleine Lyman, and Claire Lyman.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Howard Nowoc; and loving husband, Bill.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. with a service at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at the Historic Immanuel Lutheran Church, 178 McHenry Ave., Crystal Lake.
Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Irma’s name may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 300 S. Pathway Ct. Crystal Lake, IL 60014, or to the Salvation Army at www.salvationarmy.com.
Arrangements handled by Davenport Family Funeral Home in Crystal Lake.