Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, August 31, 2017
OBITUARY ~ SALLY (JACKSON) SEDGEWICK
July 12, 1935 ~ August 13, 2017
Mrs. Sally Sedgewick, age 82, of Grand Haven passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Spectrum Hospital in Grand Rapids, Iowa Born-Heaven Sent. She was born July 12, 1935 in Mount Ayr, Iowa to Clifford and Ethel (Motsinger) Jackson. On June 2, 1956 she married Charles Sedgewick in Maloy, Iowa.
Sally was an active member of Saint Patrick-Saint Anthony Catholic Church. She enjoyed playing cards (cheating), pampering her poodle, traveling, walking, playing bridge and cooking homemade noodles and tenderloin with milk gravy. She was the former homecoming queen for Mount Ayr High School and the Southwest Iowa Queen for their festival. She remembered riding her horse Benedict to school as a young girl, but ended her teaching career driving her beloved Mustang sports car. Most of all she loved her family and spoiling her grandchildren.
She will be missed by all.
She is survived by her husband Charles; four children: Jim (Pat) Sedgewick of Grand Haven, Dr. Jeff (Roya) Sedgewick of Great Falls, VA, Sandra Davis of Denver, CO, and Elizabeth (Dan) Brownell of Hastings; nine grandchildren: Stephanie and Rachel Sedgewick, Justin, Brandon, and Elizabeth Sedgewick; Austin and Kathryn Davis, Emily and Luke Brownell; sister-in-law, Catherine (George) Weatherford; brother-in-law, Jospeph (Patricia) Sedgewick; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by six siblings: Evelyn James, Opal Barnett, James Jackson, Delbert Jackson, Dorothy Jensen, and Joseph Jackson.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 18, 2017 at Saint Patrick-Saint Anthony Catholic Church with Father Charles Schwartz officiating. Visitation was 5-8 p.m. Thursday, August 17, 2017 at The VanZantwick Chapel (620 Washington Avenue) with a rosary at 5:00 p.m. Interment was at Lakeshore cemetery.
Memorial contributions in memory of Sally may be given to Right to Life of Michigan. Please sign the family’s online guest book at www.sytsemafh.com.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, September of 2017