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Norma "Caroll" Sarnowski

March 29, 1960 — April 5, 2020

Norma "Caroll" Sarnowski

Norma “Caroll” Sarnowski

Age 60, of Braidwood, formerly of Wilmington and Springfield, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2020 at the University of Chicago Bernard Mitchell Hospital in Chicago.

Born March 29, 1960 in Lawrenceville, Illinois, Caroll was a daughter of Asberry and Nancy A. (Mansfield) Brown, Jr. She was raised in Wilmington and attended Wilmington Schools . On September 19, 1992, Caroll married Stephen James Sarnowski in the backyard of their home. In her spare time, Caroll enjoyed music and playing the guitar.

Survivors include her husband, Steve; three children: Kayla (Shaun) Vineyard of Channahon, and Michael and Tamura Sarnowski both of Braidwood; her step-daughter, Megan Sarnowski; four grandchildren: Jordan Peddicord, and Irelynn, Becky, and Vinny Vineyard; one sister, Colleen Miller; three sisters-in-law: Cammy (Paul) Buncak of Willow Springs, Lori (Jeff) Mirowski of Cicero and Jen Brown of Kincaid; her loving aunt: Natalee Anderson and several nieces and nephews, and numerous cousins, as well as her best friends, Marcia Manegold and Gail Alksnis.

Caroll was preceded in death by her parents; siblings: Charlene (Bill) DeBoard, Marvin Brown, Mark Brown, and Wade (Mary) Brown and one sister-in-law, Katy (Jim) Law.

Green flameless cremation rites have been accorded.

The family will receive friends for a memorial visitation on Saturday, August 22, 2020 between the hours on 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 East Kahler Road in Wilmington. Face masks requirements and measures of safe social distancing practices will be in order, and the funeral home staff will assist the family not to exceed the safe number set forth for the visitation.

Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Caroll’s memory to her family for their distribution.

Family and friends may sign the guest book, upload photographs or share Caroll’s memorial page online through social media by logging onto: /notices/NormaCaroll-Sarnowski.

Green flameless cremation services and memorial arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. ( 815-476-2181 )

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