Sandra K. Wojdyla
3, 1940 - May
in Little Rock, Arkansas
in Glendale Heights, Illinois
called Sandra Wojdyla home on May 26, 2020 after a courageous battle
with Coronavirus. She had turned 80 years old earlier in the month.
back the clock 30 years, God put a challenge in front of Sandra in the
form of a near fatal heart attack. She shook her finger at him and said
NO! I have things to do in this life and children left to raise. Her
stubborn, fierce determination saved her that night and kept her going
until 5 years later she received the gift she needed most, a new heart.
With that new heart, she blossomed once again into the person her family
and friends loved and adored, the witty, often playfully sarcastic,
beautiful force of spirit that let nothing stand in her way.
was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on May 3, 1940. Her loving mother
Nancy Ina Castleberry had preceded her in death. Sandra had cherished
and maintained her relationship with her many family members and school
classmates in her hometown throughout her life.
is proudly survived by her husband of 20 years Thaddeus (Ted) Wojdyla of
Glendale Heights, IL, her son Ronald Pendzinski Jr, her son Frank
Pendzinski, his wife Susan of California and their adult children-Dane
and Jenna (Sebastian), her son Michael Pendzinski, his wife Kelly of
Illinois and their adult children - Bryan (Joanna) and Alex (Kaitlin),
her son Walt Pendzinski, his wife Sandra of Illinois and their children-
Chloe, Carleigh and Chadd, her daughter Michelle Pendzinski of Illinois.
She is preceded in death by infant daughter Sandra Michele and husband
Ronald J Pendzinski Sr.