Frances Grzanek- Sandvall

May 4, 1939 ~ November 6, 2021 (age 82)

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Frances Grzanek-Sandvall, age 82 was born May 4, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois. She was raised in the Irish Catholic neighborhood of Gage Park.  Fran passed away November 6, 2021 peacefully in her home, surrounded with love.

Frances was the beloved mother of a daughter, Joy Phyllis Sandvall and son, Jude Thomas Sandvall.  She was a cherished grandmother of Bailey Joy Sandvall, and Isabella Clara, Olivia Ann and Sofia Rose Sandvall.  Frances was preceded in death by mother Phyllis Merritello.  

Of Fran's many interests, she was a talented artist as well as a successful cosmetologist.

Family and friends may gather on Friday, November 12, 2021 at the office of St. Mary Cemetery, 8700 S. Hamlin Ave., Evergreen Park, Illinois by 11:45 am for Committal and Burial at 12:00 pm.  Fran will be laid to rest next to her late mother, Phyllis, and with her two beloved dogs, Boucle and Beauregard.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate assistance with funeral costs. 

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Committal Service and Interment
November 12, 2021

12:00 PM
St. Mary Cemetery
8700 South Hamlin Ave.
Evergreen Park, IL 60805

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