James “Jim” Senderak, age 70 of Riverwoods, Illinois passed away on August 7, 2021, at his home surrounded by family. He was born June 17, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois, to the union of Ben and Wanda (Malek) Senderak. On November 9, 1974, he married Carol Sima at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Chicago.. Jim was a passionate carpenter, having worked as a general contractor for over forty years. He enjoyed spending time at home with his family and playing with his much adored granddaughter Bella. He relished cruising around on his Harley and was an avid weightlifter, spending much of his leisure time building his muscles at the gym. Jim always lived life to the fullest and didn’t stress over trivial details. He loved imparting his wisdom, frequently and with vigor, to anyone listening - “don’t worry about it!"
Jim is survived by his beloved wife Carol of 46 years. Loving father of Andrew (Lee Deuben), Scott, and Ashley and his cherished granddaughter, Bella, who lovingly called him "Hum". He was a devoted son to Wanda and the late Ben Senderak and the brother of Debbie (Hank) Wrzesinski and Tom (Carol) Senderak. He was an uncle to many nieces and nephews
Visitation will be held on August 20, 2021, from 9:30 am until time of service at 11:30 am at the Seguin and Symonds Funeral Home, 858 Sheridan Road, Highwood, IL
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