Barbara Sacks

Died: April 19, 2021
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Barbara J. Sacks of Venice, FL passed away surrounded by those who loved her on April 19, 2021.

Born to Fred and Mary Serici-Steinke, Barb graced this world on January 15, 1935 in Chicago, IL.  Barb went on to pursue her education at Hirsch High School where she met Chuck Sacks. Barb and Chuck formed a bond that went from best friends to high school sweethearts. On October 20, 1956 Barb and Chuck finally became husband and wife. In 1999, they relocated their family to Florida.

Barb was a volunteer for 15 years at the Lakeside Lutheran Church, were she assisted with the weekly bulletins. She was an avid reader and would volunteer her free time to either her local church, Lakeside Lutheran, or the Venice Theater.

Barb leaves behind her beloved husband of 65 years Charles Sacks of Venice, FL, as well as their children; Debra (Mark) Vandersteeg of Michigan, and Sherry Klopfer of Florida. She also leaves behind her grandchildren; Ryan Vandersteeg of Michigan, Emily (Patrick) Schoenborn of Michigan, Heather (Steve) Thacher of Hawaii, and great grandchildren; Ravela Thacher of Hawaii, Katalina Thacher of Hawaii, Austin Thacher of Hawaii, and Natalie Schoenborn of Michigan.  She is preceded in death by her parents Fred Steinke and Mary Thompson.

A Memorial Service will be held in Barbara’s honor at the Lakeside Lutheran Church in Venice, FL. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please consider a donation in Barb’s honor to St Jude Children’s Hospital.

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Service Schedule

Memorial Information

Date: Saturday, May 1, 2021

Time: 10:00 am

Lakeside Lutheran Church

Address:

2401 S. Tamiami Trail, , Venice, FL, 34293

Donation Information

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

donors@stjude.org

Phone: 800-822-6344

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105
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Barry and Barbara Treas posted on 5/1/21

Although we have only known Barb for 7 years we could not ask for better neighbor. I only wished we would have visited more often.May you have no more pain.Rest in peace. Barry & Barbara Treas

 

Sue Pollen posted on 4/23/21

We send prayers and sympathy to Chuck, Sherri and family We are so glad that we got to know Barbara over the years. She was a bright and hardworking lady, always helpful to others. Sue and Ken

 

MaryEllen posted on 4/22/21

Chuck and Sherri we are so very sorry for the loss of Barb. Our prayers are with you, our hearts are broken. Barb was a wonderful person and graced our lives with so much love. We will forever be grateful that we got to know you. We can’t say enough of our love for you guys, we are at a loss and so sad. With so much love and grateful for our friendship! MaryEllen, Mike and Ralph

 

MaryEllen posted on 4/22/21

Chuck and Sherri we are so very sorry for the loss of Barb. Our prayers are with you, our hearts are broken. Barb was a wonderful person and graced our lives with so much love. We will forever be grateful that we got to know you. We can’t say enough of our love for you guys, we are at a loss and so sad. With so much love and grateful for our friendship! MaryEllen, Mike and Ralph

 

Carol Boisvert posted on 4/21/21

Mr Chuck ! You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers! I’m so very sorry for your loss ! Barb was a great lady and neighbor for many years! Sincerely Carol Boisvert

 

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