Gena Sartoris

Gena A. Sartoris

1930 - 2018

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Obituary of Gena A. Sartoris

Gena A. Sartoris, 87, of Grayslake, passed away Tuesday February 20th. Born October 3, 1930 in Glencoe and raised in Highland Park, she was the beloved wife of 41 years to the late John “Pecky” Sartoris; loving daughter of the late John (Elisabeth) Salbego; fond sister of the late John (Mary) Salbego; dearest mother to John (Pamela) Sartoris; proud grandmother of John (Samantha) Sartoris; devoted great-grandmother of Claudia Sartoris; aunt, cousin and friend to many.


Gena loved spending time and talking on the telephone with her cherished friends.


She was a loving presence in the lives of many and will be dearly missed. Memorial service and interment private.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to La Rabida Children’s Hospital, 6501 South Promontory Drive, Chicago, IL 60649. Funeral arrangements by McMurrough Funeral Chapel (847) 362-2626. Please sign the guestbook at