Sara is a lifelong Neenah resident; daughter of Ted and Kathryn Westgor and granddaughter of John & Alberta Westgor, who founded Westgor Funeral Homes. She has one sister, Beni, who also lives in Neenah. Sara attended Neenah High School and the University of WI – Oshkosh.
After working in retail for several years, Sara joined the family owned funeral home in 1990. She became a co-owner with her father in 1999. Upon her father’s retirement in 2009, Sara retained co-ownership of the 3rd generation family owned funeral home with her business partner, Robert Karrmann.
Sara is a member of the Neenah Rotary Club, serves on the Board of Future Neenah, Inc, is a past member and past Board member of the Menasha Rotary Club, has served on the Board of the Menasha Action Council, served as the Secretary then as Treasurer of GRRoW - Golden Retriever Rescue of WI, served as the Treasurer and Secretary of OARS - Orphan Animal Rescue and Sanctuary of Neenah, volunteered in several different areas of RAGOM - Retrieve a Golden of MN, was a member of Menasha's K-9 Corps and enjoys other volunteer opportunities in the Fox Valley.
In her free time, Sara enjoys spending time with her husband, Michael Whiteside, family, friends and her beautiful dog, Lucy. She enjoys her activities with animal rescue, traveling, attending Summerfest and other live music performances, attending events at the Fox Cities PAC and other venues, reading, and visiting her parents in Florida.