A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 29, at the United Methodist Church in Amherst, with Pastor Jim Scott officiating. Burial will be in Lower Amherst Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the church from 10 a.m. Monday until the service.
Maple Crest Funeral Home in Waupaca assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at maplecrestfh.com.
Mrs. Sannes was born July 13, 1922, in Waupaca, a daughter of the late Christopher and Charlotte (Anderson) Oyen.
She was married to Gahart Sannes 68-1/2 years ago.
She and her husband were parents to four boys and three girls. They were also foster parents to more than 21, and she was a special aunt to three.
She was past president of the Home and Community Education Organization, editor of its Wisconsin newsletter “Update” for more than 30 years and a leader with the Amherst Hi-Flyers 4-H Club for two generations.
Survivors include her husband; Owen (Marlene) Sannes, Gary (Pam) Sannes, Mary (John Mosey ) Sannes, Sandy (Robert) LaMantia, Robert (Roseanne) Kent, Julie Hansen, Jerry Hansen and Colleen; 11 grandchildren: and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Kathy Hartwig; and one grandson.