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Sandra Dorothy Rumbyrt, 79, of Darien, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012. She was born to the late Albert and Margaret Zimmerman, Oct. 23, 1933, in Berwyn, IL. She graduated from Riverside-Brookfield High School and later obtained an Associate's Degree in Library Science from the College of DuPage. She was married for 59 years to George W. Rumbyrt, residents of Darien since 1959. Sandy was a homemaker until her children were in school. She worked for District 61 as an associate librarian and later ran the medical library for TriBrook Group, Ltd, a Healthcare Planning firm. She was an avid reader and loved to instill this passion in others. Sandy was an active member of St. John's Lutheran Church of Darien. She and her husband loved to fish, entertain friends and family, and watch golf and the Chicago Bears. Never one to let things get her down for long, she will always be remembered for her kindness and encouraging words/notes/letters. She always had a beautiful smile. In addition to her husband, Sandy is survived by her brother Kenneth (Linda) of Gilbert, AZ; and her two children, Tracy (Thomas) Weber, of Carol Stream, and Jeffrey (Kelley) Rumbyrt, of Westminster, CO. She is also survived by four grandchildren. A memorial visitation will be held Sunday, Nov. 11 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Modell Funeral Home, 7710 S. Cass Avenue, Darien. A celebration of Sandy's life will take place the following day at 10 a.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church, 7214 S. Cass Ave. Darien. Interment will follow at Clarendon Hills Cemetery. For funeral info: (630) 852-3595 or www.modelldarien.com
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Nov. 9, 2012
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