Inga Santoro

Obituary for Inga Santoro

May 7, 1949 - June 10, 2018
Hebron, Illinois | Age 69

Loving Wife, Mother and Grandmother


Inga Elizabeth Santoro, age 69, passed away in Hebron, on Sunday, June 10, 2018. She was born in Germany, on May 7, 1949. On August 18, 1990, she married the love of her life, John D. Santoro, in a backyard wedding in Hanover Park, IL.
Inga was a hard and dedicated office work. She worked for 20 years as an Executive Secretary for Bloomingdale Park District in Illinois. She loved to read, as of late, and was a Soduko master! She was generous, caring and was John's strong side. She loved gardening when weather permitted and especially loved her animal crackers! Over all else, Inga loved her family dearly and will be sorely missed.
She is survived by her loving husband: John D. Santoro and their children: Lisa Barbieri Gunset of Nebraska and David Albert (Susie) Barbieri of Crystal Lake, IL, beloved grandchildren: Mia (daughter of Lisa), Gabriella and Luca (daughters of David & Susie).
Inga is preceded in death by her parents and brother: Gerhard O. Gehrlein.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 9am to 12pm with a prayer service starting at 11:15am, at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Dr., McHenry, IL 60050. Interment will be at 1:15pm at Arlington Cemetery, 401 E. Lake St., Elmhurst, IL 60126.
If desired, memorial donations may be made in Inga's name to the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network, 4915 St. Elmo Avenue, Suite 202, Bethesda, MD 20814.
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