Sally A. Reuter-Radka died Friday, Nov., 17, 2017, at the Amber Glen Alzheimer Special Care Center, Urbana.
She was born Jan. 11, 1935, to Herman and Cornelia (Freund) Nye in Terre Haute, Ind.
She was a resident of Champaign, although she spent most of her life in the McHenry and Crystal Lake area.
She attended primary school in McHenry and received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Illinois-Chicago. She was a psychiatric social worker for the Special Education District of Lake County until her retirement.
She was a member of the American Association of University Women; the National Association of Social Workers, which declared her a Diplomate in Clinical Social Work; the Illinois Retired Teachers’ Association; and the Champaign-Urbana Serra Club. She was also a past member of the World-Wide and United Marriage Encounter Communities and The Rockford Diocese Remarriage Ministry Team.
Survivors include her loving husband John, Champaign; children Grayson (Lynda) Reuter, Crystal Lake, Suzi (Tom) Siciliano, Broomfield, Colo.; Claire (Jerry) Sweeten, Severville, Tenn., Rich (Natalia) Radka, Barcelona, Spain, and Mike (Sally) Radka, Greendale, Wis.; 10 grandchildren, Nicole (John) Morrow, Lucas Siciliano, Broomfield, Leila Martina, College Station, Texas, Justin Reuter, Crystal Lake, Jordan (Kellye) Sweeten, Dandridge, Tenn., Jon, Alison and Ryan Sweeten, Severville, and Calvin and Noah Radka, Greendale, Wis.; great-grandchildren, Jared, J.T. and Steve Morrow, McHenry, Tyler and Ava Sweeten, Dandridge, and Avery Sweeten, Severville; a brother Bill (Sharon) Nye, McHenry.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Gregory Paul, and a daughter and son-in-law, Cindi and Steve Harvey.
Visitation will be at at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27, at Resurrection Catholic Church, 2918 Country Club Road, Woodstock, until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Crystal Lake Memorial Park, 8012 Ridgefield Road, Crystal Lake.
Memorial contributions can be made to Unbound CFCA (Christian Foundation for Children and Aging), 1 Elmwood Ave. Kansas City, KS 66103.
Arrangements were made by the Skaja Bachmann Funeral Home, Crystal Lake.