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Frances Marie Sarsany

December 11, 1938 ~ March 22, 2022 (age 83)

Obituary

F. Marie (VandenBergh) Sarsany, 83, of Witt, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at her home lovingly surrounded by her husband, children, and grandchildren. She was born December 11th, 1938 in Pana, IL to Eva and Joe VandenBergh.

Mrs. Sarsany was a graduate of Nokomis High School, Class of 1956.  She was a housewife, mother and grandmother and worked as the City Clerk in Witt, IL.  She was a devout Catholic, a member of the NCCW, and a long-time Lioness member. She enjoyed running the funnel cake stand and making beautiful dolls and quilts for the Witt Homecoming; to name just a few of her many passions and talents. Most of all, she loved being a grandmother and spending time with her family. Those who knew Marie will never forget how kind, caring, and compassionate she was to everyone she met.

Marie is survived by her husband Paul; 2 siblings, Mike VandenBergh and Linda Graham; 5 children, Paula (Mike) West – Chicago, IL., Michele (Mark) Grueninger - Louisville, KY., Paul (Susan) Sarsany - Atlanta, GA., Brian - Chicago, IL., and Stephen - Chicago, IL.; 10 grandchildren, Elle West, Caroline West, Leah West, Jocelyn Grueninger, Nick Grueninger, Claire Grueninger, Matthew Grueninger, Andrew Sarsany, Allison Sarsany, and Dylan Sarsany.

Mrs. Sarsany was preceded in death by her parents Joe and Eva VandenBergh, brother Lee VandenBergh, and sister Joan Gehlbach.

Visitation will be held at Stiehl Dawson Funeral Home in Nokomis, IL on Friday, March 25th, 5-7pm with Rosary at 7pm. Funeral service on Saturday, March 26th at St. Louis Catholic Church, Nokomis, IL. Interment following at St. Barbara's Cemetery in Witt, IL.

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
March 25, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Stiehl-Dawson Funeral Home- Nokomis Location
200 East State St.
Nokomis, Illinois 62075

Recitation of the Rosary
Friday
March 25, 2022

7:00 PM
Stiehl-Dawson Funeral Home- Nokomis Location
200 East State St.
Nokomis, Illinois 62075

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
March 26, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Louis Catholic Church (Nokomis)

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