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Irene M. (Vargo) Sandor

February 1, 1928 ~ March 18, 2018 (age 90)

Irene Sandor passed away peacefully on March 18, 2018 at her home in Valparaiso, Indiana. 


She was born February 1, 1928 in South Bend, Indiana to Alex and Margaret (Horvath) Vargo.  Irene loved being a stay-at-home Mom, singing, dancing, and baking.  Her highlight though, was being involved in the lives of her grandchildren and great-grandchidren.  She will forever be remembered by her family as “The Sunshine in their lives.”  On June 28, 1947 she married Charles Sandor. 


Survivors are her three children Kathy Rudolph of Valparaiso, IN, Dr. Charles (Linda) Sandor of Glen Ellyn, IL and Kevin (Kristie) Sandor of Granger, IN.  Her sister Elizabeth (Paul) Mroczkiewicz of South Bend, a sister-in-law Elsie Sanders as well as many nieces and nephews.  She had 8 grandchildren Michael (Kacie) Rudolph, Angela (Marc) Schemel, Kaitlin, Nicole, Charlie, Patrick, Lauren and Morgan Sandor as well as 6 great-grandchildren Michael and Mary Rudolph, and Landon, Daphne, Iris and Norah Schemel.  She was preceded in death by her husband Charles, her son-in-law Michael Rudolph, 4 sisters Margaret Sabo, Mary Fritz, Rose Cinkowski and Helen Scott and 3 brothers Alex, Louie and Eugene Vargo.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00am Friday, March 23, 2018 in Our Lady of Hungary Church, 829 W. Calvert Street, South Bend, IN.  Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery.  Family and friends may gather from 4-8 Thursday in the Zahoran Funeral Home, 1826 Kemble Avenue, South Bend, IN where a rosary will be recited at 5:00pm.  Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or American Cancer Society.  To leave an online condolence, please visit our website at www.zahoran.com.

Donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

American Heart Association

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