Mrs.  Annemarie M. Sgro

Obituary for Mrs. Annemarie M. Sgro

August 1, 1933 - March 6, 2021
Avon, Ohio | Age 87

Loving and Devoted Mother, OMI, Aunt and Friend


Annemarie M. Sgro was born in Germany on August 1, 1933, to George and Margarete Ilgner. She was raised in Landshut, Germany and met the love of her life, Sam Sgro while he was stationed in Europe with the United States Army. She moved to Cleveland when she turned 21 so they could marry.
Annemarie and Sam raised their family in Avon, Ohio. She was a doting mother who enjoyed cooking, gardening, and tending flowers. She worked as a waitress at The Aqua Marine for many years. Most especially she loved spending time with her family, she was overjoyed to become a grandmother and was fondly known to her grandchildren as, OMI.
Annemarie passed away peacefully surrounded by her children on Saturday, March 6, 2021.
She will be dearly missed by her loving children, Regina Balko, Anita Opal (Scott), Tammy Johnson (Paul) and Sammy (Kristi); her grandchildren, Kristen, Brandon, Cody, Brittany, Alexander, Cole, and Anthony; great-grandchildren, Emmalina and Avery; her niece, Gudren Oberbuchner and great-nephew, Michael Oberbuchner. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 54 years, Sam; her cherished grandsons, Matthew and Logan Balko; and her brothers, Gerhart, Hans and Manfred Ilgner.
A visitation will be held with social distancing and masks at the Busch Funeral Home, 32000 Detroit Rd, Avon, from 4-8pm on Tuesday, March 9. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, March 10, at 10am. The Reverend David Woolsey will officiate. To view the service online, please click the link:
Burial to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Avon. 440-937-6175

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