Sadie Margaret Marten, 95 of Cornell passed away peacefully Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 at her home.
She was born on Jan. 3, 1918, the fourth child of Robert and Elsie (Ames) Wampole in Jackson County.
Sadie married Gerhardt Marten on July 2, 1938. They lived in the Augusta-Eau Claire area until moving to Beloit, where she raised her children. When her husband retired in 1974, they moved to Cornell.
They spent time camping in Wisconsin and traveled many southern states, and spent winters in Corpus Christie, Texas.
Sadie is survived by: her children, Sharon, Robert (Cheri), Myrene (Terry), Peggy and Dawn (Bob); 16 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; brothers Robert and Boyd; sisters Avis, Reva (Gerald) and Nadine; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; husband Gerhardt; brothers Walter, Royce, Adelbert, Stanley, Lyle and Garold; sisters Ida, Edith, Ione and Vernice; son-in-laws Michael Bogdonas, William Foat, Michael Haller and Donald Hemm Jr.; and one grandchild.
She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
A funeral service will be held at noon on Monday, Aug. 12 at the Borton-Leiser Funeral Home, Cornell, with Rev. Lowell Bolstad officiating.
Interment will follow the services at the Cornell Cemetery, Cornell.
Family and friends may call two hours before the services Monday morning at the funeral home.
Express online condolences at www.leiserfuneralhome.com