Valerie I. Sternal, nee Gavin. Beloved wife of the late Richard Sr. Loving mother of Barbara (Richard) Waters, Gary (Joy), Kathleen (Mark) Feichtmeir and the late Richard Jr. Dearest grandmother of Allison (Clay) Merritt and Chip (Kasha) Waters. Dear great-grandmother of Brendan, Nicholas and Olivia. Fond sister of Florence (late Nicholas) Lapotka and David (Ginny) Gavin. Funeral Friday 9:15 am from Malec & Sons Funeral Home, 6000 N. Milwaukee Ave. to St. Tarcissus Church. Mass 10:00 am. Interment Maryhill. Visitation Thursday 3 - 9 pm. (773) 774-4100. MalecandSonsFH.com.