Banks, Ethelda “Sally” H (nee Gaare) passed away peacefully at Avalon Square in Waukesha, Wisconsin on May 9, 2015 at the age of 98.
Born in Barrington, IL on March 30, 1917. She was retired from Illinois Bell. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Carlos Banks, son Michael Banks, grandson Gregery Joy, her sister Darlene Carter and two brothers Edward and Everett Gaare.
She is survived by her children Mac (Bonnie) Banks of Oconomowoc, WI,
Tony (Denise) Banks of Huntley, IL, Mary (Richard) Juelfs of Texas, Bonnie (Hugh) Vallely of Hartland, WI; as well as grandchildren Shelly (Matt) Lohnes,
Jeff and Jennifer Joy, Kyle, Kristen, Danny, Tracy, Brian and Chris Banks, Sara and Jake Kruez, Amy (Brad) McFee, Neil and Keith Vallely Chris and Ricky Juelfs and Jenny Hennan. Further surviving are 8 great-grandchildren, 11 nieces and nephews and dear friends.
Ethelda had a special love and enthusiasm for life. She showed unconditional love to all and offered forgiveness and understanding to everyone.
She will forever be a Cubs fan.
Funeral Services will be held at Evert-Luko Funeral Home on Tuesday,
May 19, at 1:00 PM. Visitation at the funeral home from 12:00 PM until
the time of Services.