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“Started out with being friends with Chris then Mike. It saddens me to know that yet another one of our "moms' has passed on. We were all so close...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Karen Gierke-Schaeffer - IL

“Aunt Florence was a caring and generous lady who never demonstrated a negative side. Flavored soda, Family Classics in the study, playing "space...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Rich Gapinski and family - IL

“Florence, I didn't know you, but I know your son. He is strong, caring and passionate towards what he does. I know this must be a reflection of you. ...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Jack Manzella

“Aunt Florence was the most upbeat, patient and caring person in the world! Such a gracious and kind lady! She welcomed everyone into her home,...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Laura and Sam Winton - Niangua, MO

“Hard to believe you are not here anymore.But I know now you are at peace with the lord in paradise for eternity.Thanks for all the love patience and...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Michael P Sawinski - IL - Son

“To us she was always Aunt Florence! What a beautiful person she was, inside and out. She always had a huge smile for us and a great spread of food...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Jeanne and Phil McWhorter - AZ

“Florence's loving heart and forgiving ways were an inspiration for all of us. Her happy approach to life and love of family gave so much to the...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Jackie Susek - Elk Grove Village, IL

“May all the love she gave along with her memory live in the minds of all who knew her ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: David S . Avner - oak park, IL

“Rest In Peace ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Salvatore Sulla and family - IL

In loving memory of, Florence L. Sawinski, Feb. 10, 1932 – June 28, 2013
Beloved wife of Vincent, now they are joined together in eternity
Beloved mother of Christine and Michael
Beloved grandmother of Joshua, Timothy, Jaquelyn, Krystalyn, Amanda
And Kaitlyn, our little angel in heaven
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 AM Central Time on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at
St. Vincent Ferrer
1530 Jackson Av
River Forest, IL 60305
This will be followed by a graveside service at (no procession)
St. Adalbert's Cemetery
6800 N. Milwaukee Av
Niles, IL 60714
Our mom was a large supporter of The Lakota Children. With this in mind, we are asking for a donation in her name, to them in lieu of flowers. Click the link below to donate.

or send to
St. Joseph's Indian School
c/o Florence L. Sawinski
P.O. Box 300 • 1301 N. Main Street • Chamberlain, SD 57325