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Lillian Hornburg Sosniecki

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Sosniecki, Lillian


July 10, 1919 - July 5, 2014

Lillian Hornburg Sosniecki, 94, Sarasota, died Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Hawthorne Village of Sarasota.

She was born July 10, 1919, in Chicago to Lillie Alwart and William Charles Hornburg. She was married Aug. 3, 1940, in Chicago to Walter F. Sosniecki, who died June 28, 2003.

Mrs. Sosniecki worked for the Montgomery Ward mail-order center in Chicago from 1937 to 1954, then began a second career in 1959 in food service at golf courses in the Chicago suburbs. She retired in the early 1980s as catering director for Indian Lakes Resort in Bloomingdale, Ill.

Lillian and Wally lived more than three decades in the Chicago suburb of Bensenville, Ill. In retirement, they initially divided their time between Sarasota and Markesan, Wis., before moving permanently to The Meadows in Sarasota in the 1990s.

Mrs. Sosniecki was a longtime member of Immanuel United Church of Christ, Bensenville, Ill.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Helen of Le Claire, Iowa, and Dale and Elizabeth of Moberly, Mo., and two grandsons, Dane, serving in the Peace Corps in Liberia, and Ian of Fayetteville, Ark.

At her request, no services are planned. Burial will be in Acacia Park Cemetery, Chicago. Local arrangements by Toale Brothers Funeral Home, Sarasota.

Published in Herald Tribune from July 8 to July 9, 2014
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