Sandra A. “Sandy” Kemmerer, age 64, of Round Lake Beach, passed away Friday, July 21, 2017, with her family by her side. She was born September 4, 1952 in Chicago, to Edward and Dorothy (Grhonn) Dargatz. On April 12, 1988, she married Michael L. Kemmerer in Round Lake.
Sandy was born in Chicago, raised in McHenry, and settled in Round Lake Beach with her husband. She graduated from McHenry High School District 156. Sandy worked various jobs in the McHenry and Lake County areas, including Carousel Hair Salon and Penny’s Drug Store. She was a member of the American Legion Unit 1169 of Round Lake.
Sandy treasured life with her beloved husband, Michael, and their wonderful family. She loved to travel and visit all of her relatives, and sewing. Sandy’s favorite past-time was riding with Michael on his motorcycle. She was a devoted wife, caring mother and grandmother, and above all, a great friend to many. She will be deeply missed.
Sandy is survived by her four sons, Glenn (Sarah) Havert, Justin Kemmerer, Jeff Havert, John (Tawny) Havert; three grandchildren, Kayla, Mikayla, Braylee; two sisters, Diane (Butch) Newcomb, Lori (Larry) McKenzie; two brothers, Michael (Jean Ann) Dargatz, and Steven Dargatz.
In addition to her parents, Sandy was preceded in death by her husband of 28 years, Michael L. Kemmerer on December 22, 2016.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050. The service will be at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
The cremation rite will be accorded privately.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for Sandy’s family.
Justen Funeral Home & Crematory
3700 Charles J Miller Road
United States 60050