Sally J. Willie
Sally J. Willie, 79, of Fond
du Lac, died Thursday, January 14, 2016, at ManorCare Health Services.
She was born on November 8,
1936, in Fond du Lac, a daughter of Louis and Lillian Chase Matterer.
On September 17, 1955, she
married Donald J. Willie in Waukegan, Illinois.
He preceded her in death on November 4, 2006.
Sally enjoyed traveling,
gambling, and loved her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by three
children: Pamela (James) Svec of Fond du
Lac, Penny (fiancé, Dave Mand) Mortensen of Malone, and Donald (Christine)
Willie, of Madison; three grandsons:
Jesse Svec, Adam Mortensen (fiancée, Sarah Schneider), and Joshua Svec;
five great-grandchildren: Taylor Svec, Silas Mortensen, Kendra Svec, Savanna
Mortensen, and Anthony Svec; two sisters:
Patricia (Virgil) Del Ghingaro of Crystal Lake, Illinois and Mary
(Henry) Bredemeier of Lombard, Illinois; a special cousin, Eileen Laird of West
Bend; and her beloved dog, Abby.
She was preceded in death by
her parents; her husband, and her first born son, Patrick John.
At Sally’s request, there
will be private family services at a later date. Cremation has taken place.
Special thanks to the staff
of ManorCare Health Services and Heartland Hospice for their care and
compassion shown to Sally and her family.
Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel
& Crematory is serving the family, www.kurkimachfuneralchapel.com.