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Marcella Mary Deck

January 10, 1930 ~ November 18, 2019 (age 89)

Obituary

Marcella "Sally" Mary Deck, 89, of Arcadia, passed away on Monday, November 18, 2019, under the care of the endearing staff of Marinuka Manor in Galesville with her family by her side.

Sally was born on January 10, 1930, to Frank and Helen (Sonsalla) Schock. After graduating from Arcadia High School with the class of 1948, Sally was united in marriage to Morris Deck on October 4, 1952, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Arcadia. The couple lived in Waumandee and raised 9 children. Sally was employed with Ashley Furniture Industries and found enjoyment in numerous activities when she was not at work. Sally loved to cook. At holidays, you were guaranteed to enjoy her family favorite gizzard stuffing. You could always count on chicken with all the fixins on Sunday noon for dinner (aka lunch). She was creative and demonstrated that in the clothes and quilts she made. Sally loved playing cards with her family and friends; playing sheepshead in her earlier years, teaching grand children how to play 500, playing Phase 10 and Skip Bo on sisters+mom annual weekends, and finally Polish Poker at family gatherings. She also enjoyed playing BINGO and taking trips to the casinos. Most of all, Sally loved getting together with her family, spending time with them was of the utmost importance. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren always seem to brighten up her day. She was a member of Holy Family Parish, the PCCW, the Woman's American Legion Auxiliary of Arcadia, and the VFW in Cochrane. Sally enjoyed volunteering with various activities at church and attending the Holy Family Festivals. Her generosity, love, and dedication she showed to her family and friends; as well as her feisty and competitive spirit will be missed by all who knew her.

Sally is survived by her 9 children: Jerry (Bev) of Waumandee; Mary Symitczek of Arcadia, Sue McNish of Winona, Judy (Bill) Hanson of Pine Creek, Karen Deck of Ettrick, Joe Deck of Alma, Joan (Steve) Korpal and Jane (Jeff) Everson, both of Arcadia, and Laurie (Jack) Williams of Rochester, MN; 22 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; 10 step-great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; sisters-in-law: Colleen Deck of Onalaska and Antionette Schock of Arcadia; and numerous other friends and relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Morris, in 2005; grandchildren: Josh Symitczek and Jennifer Hanson; brother: Ricardo Schock; son-in-law: Fred Symitczek; and many other relatives.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 22, 2019, at Holy Family Parish with Father Kyle Laylan officiating. Family and friends are welcome for visitation on Thursday, November 21, 2019, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Wozney-Killian Funeral Home, where there will be a 7 p.m. public prayer service and a 7:30 p.m. Rosary. Visitation will continue on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at church on Friday. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Arcadia. To express condolences to her family online, please visit www.wozneykillianfh.com.

Visitation

NOV 21. 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)

Wozney-Killian Funeral Home
1378 East Wilson Avenue
Arcadia, WI 54612

Visitation

NOV 22. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)

Holy Family Parish
223 Maple Street
Arcadia, WI 54612

Mass

NOV 22. 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)

Holy Family Parish
223 Maple Street
Arcadia, WI 54612

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