Virginia Sager, age 89, of Manawa, went to her heavenly home on Friday, January 5, 2018 at the Manawa Community Nursing Center. She was born on September 5, 1928 in New London, daughter of the late Harry and Sadie (Bodway) Stich. In 1948, she was united in marriage to Duane Sager. He preceded her in death in 1980. Ginny was employed at Curtis Company and Hillshire Farm both in New London for many years. She enjoyed puzzles, crocheting, playing cards and going to music festivals.
She is survived by her children: Mary (Allen) Rosera, Judy (Jim) Ziegert, Duane Jr. (Cindy) Sager, Gilbert (Jeanne) Sager, Nancy (Dennis) Zornow, John (Becky) Sager, Richard Sager, Dan Sager, Wanda Beckman, Vicki Cady, Tim Sager and Mark Sager; 22 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren; sister: Phyliss (Gerrard) Leygraaf. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, sister Ramona (Edward) Klingert, and a son-in-law Vance Cady.
The funeral service for Ginny will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Manawa with Rev. Nathan Reichle officiating. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park in Appleton. A visitation for Ginny will be held at the church on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Manawa Community Nursing Center for the sincere, tender care and compassion shown Ginny.