We are heartbroken to announce the passing of our mother, Linda Sienkiewicz, at her home in OroValley, Arizona on Friday, March 3rd .\n\nLinda was born in the summer of 1958 to Stefan and Lorraine Sienkiewicz in Chicago, Illinois. She issurvived by her children: Serena Lambesis, and Ryan Lambesis, their devoted partners, Ryan Christie andKatharina Wiesner, her grandchildren Colin and Noelle, her former husband Steve, her dogs Chewee, Lil'Mikey, Miley, Fantasia, Elvis, Christmas, Leo, Nickey, and Bridget, and her cockatoo, Angel.\n\nLinda worked at American Airlines for 25 years which facilitated her dreams of traveling the globe withfriends and loved ones, but her true love her children, grandchildren, and pets.\n\nDespite her wanderlust, she religiously returned to the Yucatan Peninsula, her home away from homewhere she felt true peace.\n\nAs an only child, she tirelessly and compassionately cared for her parents in their later years whilemanaging to have wild amounts of fun with them in the process.\n\nAs a grandmother, she was completely in her element. Everything was bigger, noisier, and more fun atGigi's house. Colin and Noelle are blessed to have had her in their lives as she undoubtedly shapedtheirs.\n\nOur mom was a force to nature. She cherished every moment and wanted to capture them all with heroutdated, but nonetheless ever-present digital camera.\n\nOur mom could seem ageless and fearless. At 64, she could still rock a bikini. In the winter, you couldfind her climbing on the roof to make sure her Christmas lights were exactly the way she wanted. Sheloved roller coasters, Broadway musicals (if you had first row tickets), giraffes, sea turtles, peacocks, andso much more. Mostly she loved her family deeply.\n\nShe created a beautiful oasis in the desert out of nothing but dirt, hard work, and her own vision. Thegrandkids and whole family loved trips to Gigi's to visit the puppies, take a dip in the pool, and to justspend time with her in the beautiful yard that she had dreamed up and built.Our mom sparkled and will continue to shine through the impact she has made on so many.We will forever miss you, Mom.