Marilyn Sawall, 80

Formerly of New London, Marilyn Joyce (Retzlaff) Sawall age 80, died on Thursday, July 26, 2018, in Minnesota. 


She was born on December 25, 1937, in Appleton. In 1977, Marilyn moved to Minnesota with her husband and children. Marilyn had a deep love for Christ Jesus and was continually searching for ways to grow her faith.  She has always had a special place in her heart for children and loved spending time with them. 


She enjoyed listening to music, singing, and dancing. She also loved to travel.


Marilyn is survived by her son, Rick Sawall; daughter, Vicki (Dale) Benson; grandson, Kaleb (Cassie) Benson; great-granddaughter, Kendra; granddaughter Krystle (Shawn) Bloch; great-grandsons, Viktor and Thor; great-granddaughter Vivian; grandson Samuel (Tannah) Frawley; great-granddaughter Winnie; brothers and sisters, Gene Retzlaff, Carol Longworth, Janice (Ronald) Surprise, Betty Manley, Roger (Bubs) Retzlaff, Peggy (Dow) Miller, Sherry Fietzer, Debra (Jim) Olesen, Susan (Timothy) Bohr, Randy (Ingrid) Retzlaff, Gary Retzlaff; brother-in-law, David Waterstradt; and a sister-in-law Maren Retzlaff.  She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 


She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Evelyn; daughter, Jill; grandson, Seth; two sisters, Sandra Retzlaff and Barbara Waterstradt; three brothers, Richard, Robert, and Billy Retzlaff; two sisters-in-law, Lorraine Retzlaff, Cathy Retzlaff; brothers-in-law, Wendall Longworth and Lyle Fietzer; and ex-husband Dale Sawall.


Funeral services for Marilyn will be held on Monday, July 30, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Matthew Ev. Lutheran Church,129 S. Mason St, Appleton. 


Visitation will be held at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of service.  Interment will be in the Appleton Highland Memorial Park.


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