Sarah A. Gilbert, 53, formerly of Churubusco, went to be with the Lord and her parents on Thursday, February 13, 2020, at Sacred Heart in Avilla.\nBorn in Whitley County, on April 23, 1966, to the late Edward and Freda (Wise) Gilbert. She spent her formative years in Churubusco and attended Smith Green Schools and Park Hill Learning Center.\nSarah was known for her work at the Ramble Inn and McDonalds. She was proud of her work at Cuno, Inc., in Churubusco.\nThe family would like to honor and thank all those who helped and enjoyed her life, from Dr. Minick to Park Hill Learning Center, Smith-Green Community Schools, Passages, Jesters, Special Olympics, National Muzzle loaders, McDonalds, Ramble Inn, Cuno, Inc, ARC of Noble County, Ross Apartments, Dr. Rhinehart and Witham. A Very Special thanks to her Sacred Heart family of caregivers. Love to Chris and Rose Sands, Tom Novy, Aunt Vivian and all the dear hearts in Churubusco. Sarah taught us that we are all special.\nSarah is survived by three brothers, Frederick (Coreen) Gilbert, Thomas (Sue) Gilbert and Edward Gilbert; a sister, Ellen Jefferies; her fiance, Chris Sands; many nieces and nephews.\nShe was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Charles Gilbert; a brother-in-law, Timothy Jefferies.\nMass of Christian Burial will take place at St. John Bosco Catholic Church on Monday, February 17, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., with calling one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.\nFamily will also receive friends at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home on Sunday, February 16, 2020, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., with Holy Rosary at 5:00 p.m.\nBurial taking place at Eel River Cemetery, Churubusco.\nIn Lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to St. John Bosco Catholic Church Mass or Sacred Heart Entertainment fund.\nOnline note to the family at www.sheetsandchilds.com.