Sharon Kaye Gari of Schaumburg since 1979 A Celebration of Life Service for Sharon Kaye Gari (nee Donoho), 71, formerly of Dixon, Ill., will be held Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 9 a.m., at Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg, proceeding to inurnment in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at the funeral home. Born June 15, 1941 in Dixon, to the late Archie and the late Louise (nee Howell), she passed away peacefully Oct. 5, 2012, in Hoffman Estates, surrounded by her loving family. Kaye enjoyed playing family games and had a passion for "antiquing" and going "garage saleing." Kaye was the adoring wife of 43 years to Joseph; loving mother of James (Jennifer), Kellie (Mark) Freeman, and dear friend, Gregg O'Connor; fond grandmother of Wesley and Olivia Gari. and Brian, Justin and Angela Freeman; beloved sister of Betty (Wayne) Albrecht; and fond aunt to many nieces and nephews. She will be missed by all those whose lives she touched. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Kaye's name to the Wounded Warrior Project, For information please call 847-891-2900 or to sign the virtual guestbook please visit

Funeral Home

Michaels Funeral Home & Cremation Services
800 S. Roselle Road Schaumburg, IL 60193
(847) 891-2900

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Oct. 8, 2012