Sharon "Sherry" Theis Posted: 2018-12-27 10:10:57



Sharon “Sherry” Theis, 75 of Huntley, died peacefully, December 26, 2018 with her family by her side.
Visitation will be on Sunday, December 30, 2018 from 3:00-7:00pm at DeFiore Funeral Home-10763 Dundee Road, Huntley. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, December 31, 2018 at 1:00pm at St. Mary Catholic Church-10307 Dundee Road, Huntley. Burial will be at Huntley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital.
Sharon was born July 3, 1943 the daughter of Roland and Marian Larson. On June 6, 1964 she married Gerald C. Theis. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who will be missed by all who knew her. She enjoyed going to casinos and was known to be pretty lucky; she also enjoyed traveling, hiking, crafting and mostly spending times with her four grandsons.
Sherry is survived by her husband , Gerald, daughters, Kathy (Dan) Malone and Kristen Haas, her grandsons, Zack, Max, Alex and James, and by her sister, JoAnn Tatro. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Richard.
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Angela Podgorny 2018-12-27 11:36:31

Goodbye for now, till we meet again. Sherry was a fun friend we shared such good times, weekends in Iowa, hopes and wishes laughs and stories, never a dull moment when the 4 of us were together, with a heavy heart and tears that can’t quit, memories will never be forgotten, hope Sherry and Frank meet up again and Recall the fun times, loving you and missing you both

Arleen noel 2018-12-27 14:21:47

My condolences Gerry to you and your family. Sherry will surely be missed.

Richard/Gerry Groves 2018-12-27 14:59:29

We will miss our friend Sherry, a lovely, kind and sweet lady. Our thoughts & prayers go out to her husband Jerry and their whole family!

Helmut Filian 2018-12-27 16:18:02

My sincere condolences Gerry,to you and your Family.

Mary Anne Palumbo 2018-12-27 19:10:53

Our sincere condolences to Gerry & all of the Theis family. We will always remember Sherry as as beautiful friend who was a joy to know & love. We always saw her great personality by the the happy twinkle in her eyes. Always smiling & doing wonderful things For friends & family. Rest peacefully in the arms of Our will be sadly missed.

Jan Pihl 2018-12-27 21:09:51

Sherry was a dear friend and I will miss her very much. I am happy for the sweet memories I have of our times together. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. May you find comfort in God's love.

Diane Palumbo 2018-12-29 11:16:43

Gerry and family, Remembering your loving Sherry and wishing you comfort and love during this difficult time. Both Sherry and Gerry were a wonderful means of support to our family years ago after the loss of our Nancy. We will be forever grateful for the hope and comfort you provided and hope that you know you can count on us for that same love now.

Adrian Graff (avondale) 2018-12-30 15:08:13

my condolences to Mr. Theis and family. I only knew Mrs. Theis for a short time, but i enjoyed caring for her. It was a pleasure getting to meet such a wonderful and caring family. I know Mrs. Theis is very loved, i could feel it whenever i came into the room. Ill be praying for all of you and keeping you in my thoughts.