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Kyle Harris Sacia

December 30, 2021 | 42 comments

Kyle Harris Sacia, 40 of Winona, MN went to his heavenly home on Monday December 27, 2021, after a brief illness.

Kyle was born July 14, 1981, in La Crosse, WI to Mark and Shirley (Harris) Sacia. He grew up in Onalaska, WI, attended Onalaska High School, and graduated in 2000.  He attended Winona State University, where he made lifelong friends.   On October 27, 2018, Kyle married the love of his life, Kattie (Bredehoft) Sacia.

Kyle was currently employed at Merchants Bank and had worked at Fleet Farm, Home Depot, and The Freight House in the past, along with farming with his dad, Mark, on their family farm.  During his life he loved to be outdoors which fostered a love of fishing, hunting, and trapshooting.   He shot his first registered target at the age of 12 and through his love of trapshooting built family and lifelong friends.

While Kyle’s time here on earth was cut short, he always lived his life to the fullest and never met a stranger that didn’t become a friend.  He was an incredible husband, son, uncle, and the best big brother to Kara.  He took on many new adventures with laughter and humor. He was loved by all who knew him and was a shining light to the world as a living example of kindness. He was truly blessed, and he will be dearly missed by many.

Kyle’s memory will be carried on by his wife Kattie, parents Mark and Shirley Sacia, sister Kara Sacia (Seth Leonard), mother-in-law Diana Bredehoft; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Jennifer (Bredehoft) and Chris Haley; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Misty (Robinson) and Joshua Obermier; aunts Lorene Harris, Beth Sacia Douglas, Sylvia Chassner (Rob); uncles Robert Harris (Becky), Tracy Sacia (Renee Frazier); cousins Ray (Lizzy) Harris, Peter Harris (Lisa Shapiro), Amanda (Greg) Bardosy, Cody (Rachel) Olsen and David Olsen (Emily Heaser), Jonathan Harrison; and nephews Cameron Haley, Wyatt Obermier, Jerrod Haley and Wade Obermier.

Kyle is proceeded in death by his maternal grandparents Fern and Raymond (Bumpy) Harris, paternal grandparents Leon and Marianne Sacia, and aunt Kay Sacia.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Wisconsin Trap Shooting Association.

A Celebration of his life will be held on Monday, January 3rd, 2022 at the Pleasant Valley Church, 1363 Homer Road, Winona, MN, at 11:00 am.  Pastor Joe McConkey will be our celebrant.  Visitation will be held from 9:00 am until the time of service at the church.

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42 Comments

  1. Gayle Steinquist

    My husband and I met Kyle and Katie in a marriage class that we led. They were both so personable and added so much to our discussions. They were people that were so easy to connect with. We were so sad to hear about Kyle. Lean into Jesus Katie, we love you.

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    • Glenn and Connie

      Wonderful young man. Great Family. He will be missed. Always looked forward to seeing him and his dad on the trapline. We extend our deepest sympathy to all Kyle leaves behind. Bless you all.

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  2. Stewart & Marla Peterson

    Dear Kattie, Mark & Shirley, Kara & Seth, there are no words to express the sadness we are feeling. We feel blessed to have known Kyle is whole life, and will especially cherish the last three years, watching him “glow” with love and pride being married to Kattie. We will also cherish the times he would come by boat to our cabin, making us feel loved and important.
    All our love,
    Stewart & Marla Peterson

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  3. GARY L LARSON

    what a great guy always there to help and coach he will be greatly missed in the trap shooting world rest in peace my friend i hope you and john kramer shoot many 100 straights in heaven gary larson

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    • Lori Henselin

      So very sorry to see the loss of a very special sweet caring young man. My two sons Dustin and Hunter Brown both knew Kyle and Hunter shot trap with him. He was always there to give him suggestions and help Hunter anyway he could. My Heart is broken for the parents of Kyle as well as his wife and family! God Bless you all! He will be Greatly Missed by all who knew him! Gone to soon!!

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  4. Mary Milner

    I am so sorry for the loss of Kyle. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Mary and Damon Milner

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  5. Mary Jo Mickschl

    My prayers and thoughts are with the entire family at this sad loss. The memories of this kind man will stay with you forever.
    God bless all of you.

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  6. Dennis and Sharon Krumenauer

    We were saddened to learn of the passing of Kyle. We got to know Kyle and his parents, Mark and Shirley, and sister Kara, while our sons were playing hockey in Onalaska. We have some great memories of those days. Kyle was a great kid, and, it sounds like, he was a great young man. We extend our sincere sympathy to his family.

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    • Judy Steinfadt

      My families deepest sympathy to your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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  7. Bev DiNicola

    Though there is little comfort in words, we want to extend our most heartfelt sympathy for this unimaginable loss.
    We have you all in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

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  8. Dolorita Farmer Gordon

    Sorry for your loss. My prayers are with your family.
    I am a friend of Shirley’s from College.

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  9. Nancy Wagner

    I was stunned to hear Kyle had passed away!!! He was a wonderful young man. My heart aches for all of you!!! I will be keeping all of you in my prayers.

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    • Sacia Andersen

      So very sorry!!!

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  10. Dennis & Mary Olson

    Dear Sacia family,

    We are very saddened to hear of the loss of Kyle. He truely was a wonderful, kind young man. Such a sad loss to all that knew him.

    Dennis & Mary Olson

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  11. Linda Kopp

    So sorry for your loss Mark and Shirley and also to your daughter in law and all of your family.

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  12. Kim Allis

    My heart breaks for the family and friends of Kyle. He was such an amazing person and genuinely a nice man. He could always make a person laugh. I always looked forward to seeing him and Mark at Stockdales shoots.

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  13. Bill & Judy Montgomery

    Kattie, Kara, Mark and Shirley,

    We are so sorry to hear about Kyle’s passing. We are sorry that we cannot be there with you but know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Bill & Judy (Sacia) Montgomery
    Boca Raton, FL

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  14. Iris Dus

    I am so saddened with this news. Know that your family are all in my thoughts and prayers.

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    • Janet Rundle

      My deepest sympathies to Katie, Mark, Shirley, and Kara. The news of Kyle’s passing was a true shock. He will be sorely missed by many because of the person he was. He was that way from little on up. His kindness and gentle ways made him so approachable and easy to know as well as fun to be around. And if those qualities didn’t win you over his smile would. You are all in my thoughts and prayers as is he.

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  15. Fred and Steph Genz

    Mark, Shirley and Kara, so sorry to hear this news. Kyle was quite the boy. Last talked to him at a sporting banquet and although we talked old days and youth hockey you could tell his passion as an adult was trap shooting. He was a fine young man .

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  16. Kelly & Ronda Hanson

    Mark & Shirley,

    We are so sad to hear of Kyle’s passing. We never know from day to day and need to treasure each day with family and friends! Our hearts go out to you and are praying for you and your family. God Bless! Kelly & Ronda

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  17. Ruth Heine

    Mark, Shirley and Family,

    I was so sorry to hear of Kyle’s passing. My deepest sympathy to all of you. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Ruth Heine

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  18. Cindy & Joe, & family

    Dear Mark & Shirley, we are so saddened to hear about the passing of Kyle.
    Please accept our sincere condolences. You are in our prays.
    Cindy & Joe, Joey & Kim, Melanie & John & kids

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    • Carol (Williamson) Braudt

      Mark, Shirley and family

      I’m so very sorry. Thinking of you with the hope that the memories of Kyle will ease the pain of his passing.

      My heartfelt sympathy…

      Carol (Williamson) Braudt

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  19. Dan and Carol Kalmes

    We are sorry to learn of Kyle’s passing. We have so many good memories of Kyle and your family on and off the hockey rink. He will be missed by many. Prayers for your family during these difficult days.

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  20. Joanie Fellenz

    Keeping you close in thought and prayers. So very sorry. One thing I will always remember about Kyle is the excitement on his upcoming wedding. He was so happy to marry the love of his life. Always had a smile and nice words to say. Deepest sympathy to you all.

    Peace be with you all.
    Joanie Fellenz

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  21. Bob Larson

    Mark, Shirley, Kara, and Kattie.
    I am saddened to hear the news of Kyle’s passing. I have nothing but positive and pleasant memories of the big guy.

    Many memories of hours spent on and around the rink.

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    • Tom Carhart

      So sorry to hear of Kyle’s passing away. My Sympathy is with you all.
      My travel plans got changed so won’t be back in time to be at the service but my thoughts are with you.

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  22. John Fisher

    He was a good kind person with so much life ahead. Words cannot express the sorrow for your families. We will pray for Kyle and all your families. God will have a special place for him on the trap line.

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  23. Mike Kasten

    I’m so sorry to hear this. I didn’t know Kyle very personally but had mutual contacts. I know Kyle was a positive influence in this world where we need that so much these days. My heart goes out to the Sacia family and his many friends.

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    • Cindy Buckholtz

      My heart breaks when I read this. KYLE was friends with my stepson Joshua. His heart was the size of Montana. He loved large too. I’ll never forget him. Kyle, my friend, I will my you.

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  24. MONICA Peterson

    A picture is worth a thousand words and this picture of Kyle says it all! What a happy guy!!

    I remember your wedding day when Kyle married his bride!
    Katie, you and Kyle are what God intended marriage to be. I pray your memories will carry you and that the lord will be your comfort and strength.

    Mark and Shirley, we love you and keep you in our prayers. I hope you find comfort in knowing Kyle had finished his course and is smiling down on you.

    love
    Mike and Monica

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  25. Keith Rhodes and denise rhodes

    i am so sorry to hear of kyles passing.he was such a fine young man.i always enjoyed visiting with him.he will be missed by many.

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  26. Irene Borneman

    My Deepest Sympathy for all of Kyle’s family. I only remember him as a young man at Sullivan’s. There are no words! Love & Prayers to all of you!🙏✝️🕊❤️

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    • Tony & Grace Suarez

      Our heartfelt condolence to Katie & his family.Tony & I met Kyle only 3 yrs.ago thru friends & just enjoyed his company.He was such a nice man.Our prayers for his family & Katie,& he will be missed.

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  27. Wendy Miller

    So very sorry to hear about Kyle. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you in this very sad time and the days ahead. Hugs and prayers for all of Kyle’s family 🙏💔
    Mike and Wendy Miller

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  28. Jane Barstow

    Joe and I are so sorry for your loss. Joe so enjoyed Kyle At trapshooting.
    He was a kind person because that is how his parents raised him. Kara we are thinking of you.
    Remember the good times.

    Jane and Joe Barstow

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  29. Faye Owens

    Dear Mark & Family: Still can’t really believe Kyle won’t be around the WI/MN trapshooting circuit next Spring. God does pick the best !
    As parents you raised a wonderful young man – kind to all with one of the best attitudes ever. Sincerely, Faye Owens

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  30. David Benrud

    Our sincere condolences to the Family’s from Dave & Wife Kaye as well as from Ken & Gayle Jacobs. May Kyle rest in peace.

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  31. Timothy wood

    I just heard of Kyle’s passing. I was shocked since He told me of his new job just a few weeks ago. He was a treasure to work with at Home Depot and I offer you my condolences !

    I loved the guy !

    Timothy Wood

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  32. Naomi Wiesjahn

    I am shocked and saddened by the death of Kyle. Even in third grade Kyle showed his life long qualities of humor and kindness. I am thinking of you Shirley, Kara, and Mark and wishing you strength and comfort in the days ahead.

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  33. Bryan Morris (Onalaska Hockey alumni group)

    Dear Sacia Family. I have fond memories of watching Kyle play hockey, and many memories of him hanging out at the rink with a big smile on his face.
    I also remember working open skate and seeing Kyle fly around the rink, wearing his hockey gloves (like a true hockey player would) and joyously skating, laughing with friends.

    I am so sorry for your loss, and from the Onalaska Hockey alumni group, we send our condolences. May his memory live on in your family, as it will in all of us hockey friends.

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