Sarah Sindler, age 84, of McHenry, died Wednesday, February 1, 2006 at Northern Ill. Medical Center, McHenry.
She was born July 12, 1921 in Chicago to Nicholas and Maria (Caminata) Guerra.. On October 18, 1942 she married Charles Sindler who preceded her in death January 17, 1991.
Born and raised in Chicago, Sarah moved to McHenry in 1962. She was employed at Oak Industries in Crystal Lake for 29 years and at Follett Software in McHenry as a data entry operator for over 10 years.
Sarah was very independent, she worked until the age of 81, and had her own apartment at the age of 84. Music was her hobby, she played the piano and organ, was an avid reader and enjoyed knitting. She was a member of the Senior Knitting Club. Sarah especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. .
She is survived by five children; Barbara Schwabe of Harvard, Debbie Penny of McHenry, Charles C. (Susan) Sindler of Spring Grove, Robert N. (Mary Ann) Sindler of McHenry, Thomas J. (Kimberly) Sindler of McHenry; nine grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; two sisters, Angie (Melvin) Cox of Roselle, Annie (Arthur) Stafford of Elgin; a brother Joseph (Pat) Guerra of Roselle; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a daughter, Sandra Ann Sindler on March 27, 2000; a grandson, Simon Sindler on July 21, 1999; and her parents.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Sunday, February 5, at the George R. Justen & Son Funeral Home, 3519 W. Elm St., McHenry, IL.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at noon on Monday, February 6, at the Church of Holy Apostles, 5211 W. Bull Valley Road, McHenry.
Inurnment will be in St. Patrick’s Countryside Cemetery, McHenry. In leiu of flowers, memorials to the St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, Memorials and Honors Program, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9956, would be appreciated by the family. For more information call the funeral home at 815-385-2400 or send an online condolence at www.justenfh.com