Kathryn “Kay” Saddison, 88, Junction City, died Feb. 23, 2013.
Services will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Boston Funeral Home in Stevens Point, with the Rev. Jamie Brei officiating. Burial will be in Burr Oak Cemetery in Michigan.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 3 p.m. until the services.
Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice, Stevens Point.
Condolences may be offered online at bostonfuneralhome.net.
Mrs. Saddison was born July 1, 1924, in Burr Oak, Mich., a daughter of the late John and Louie (Modert) Baumeister. She grew up in Burr Oak, attending local schools, and graduated high school at the age of 16.
She received nursing training in Battle Creek, Mich., and graduated with her RN degree in 1946.
She was married to Elmar Saddison on Oct. 3, 1947. They later divorced.
In 1958 they moved to Junction City, where they farmed. They later moved to a lake home in Tomahawk, and spent winters in Florida.
She worked as a nurse at St. Michael’s hospital, area nursing homes, and as a school nurse at the Ruth Gilfry Center. She retired in 1981.
She was a member of St Paul Lutheran Church in Junction City and St John Lutheran Church in Dancy. She was an organist and Sunday school teacher for both parishes for many years.
Survivors include six children, Marlene Ecke, Larry (Donna) Saddison, James Saddison, Sam (Jan) Nelson, Barbara (Doug Bradford) Saddison, and Mark (Sonya) Saddison; one sister, Ruth Perry; 17 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one brother, George Baumeister.