Marianne L. Sacia
Marianne L. Sacia, 93, of Galesville, passed away peacefully on September 14, 2021 at Marinuka Manor Care Center in Galesville. She was born February 15, 1928 to Harry and Mary (Scott) Phillipson. She married Leon Sacia on October 6, 1950 at the Presbyterian Church in Galesville.
Marianne graduated from Bay View High School in Milwaukee and later from the St. Francis School of Nursing in La Crosse. She worked as a Registered Nurse for many years, before coming the first Director of Nurses at Marinuka Manor.
She loved to read, play cards and enjoyed a good crossword puzzle. She and Leon both enjoyed curling and were longtime members of the Galesville Curling Club. She learned to golf after her family was raised and played many rounds with friends. She and Leon retired and moved to Arizona, when Leon had health problems She spent many hours in the outdoors and endless hours with a canvas and her paint brushes.
She is survived by her sons, Mark (Shirley) Sacia, Tracy Sacia(Renee Frazier); daughters, Sylvia (Rob) Chassner, Beth Sacia Douglas; grandchildren, Jonathan Harrison, Kyle (Kattie) Sacia, Kara Sacia (Seth Leonard), Cody (Rachel) Olsen, David Olsen (Emily Heaser); 4 great-grandchildren; step-brother, Llaird Hunter; brother-in-law, Calvin Ryder; sister-in-law, Kathy Phillipson; and nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Leon Sacia, parents, Harry Phillipson and Mary (Norman) Hunter; infant daughter, Julie Sacia; daughter, Kay Sacia; sisters, Claire (Jack) Wukawitz, Irene Ryder; brother, Paul Phillipson; step-brother, Norman “Sonny” (Iris) Hunter; step-sister-in-law, Theresa Hunter.
The family would like to thank the care providers of Marinuka Manor Care Center in Galesville for their exceptional care.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at the Presbyterian Church in Galesville. Pastor Mike Hibbs will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be held at the Pinecliff Cemetery. Coulee Region Cremation Group is assisting the family.