Troy Michael Anker

Troy Michael Anker, 46, of Shawano, passed away unexpectedly Oct. 10, 2018, at his home. Born Aug. 7, 1972, in Shawano, he is the son of Donald and Marilyn (Lenning) Anker. Troy graduated from Shawano High School in 1990 and married his high school sweetheart, Michelle Kobs, on Feb. 14, 1999. Together they had five children. Troy was a special and lovable guy who’d do anything to help his family and friends. He had a great sense of humor and a sarcastic wit. Troy was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing with his father, sons, brother-in-law and nephews.

Troy is survived by his wife, Michelle; his parents, Donald and Marilyn Anker, of Shawano; his children, Lisa Joelle, of Appleton, and Levi, Brandon, Ethan, Noah, and Naomi Anker, of Shawano; five grandchildren, Layla, Landon, Tilly, Ryker and Harper, as well as another on the way. He is further survived by his sisters, Tammy (Steven) Pleshek and Teresa (Jude) Wachtel; and numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Irvin and Sylvia Anker; and maternal grandparents Oden and Ann Lenning and Patsy Piechocki.

Funeral services for Troy will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at Swedberg Funeral Home in Shawano with the Rev. Scott Ludford officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday from 3:30 p.m. until the time of the service.