Sioux Falls, SD - Millie Sazama of Sioux Falls passed away on April 6, 2013, at Bethany Lutheran Home. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 on Saturday, April 13th, at the Heritage Funeral Chapel in Sioux Falls. A private burial will be held prior to the service.
Millie (Cissy) Morgan was born in Wakonda on July 19, 1933 to Lawrence and Mabel Morgan. She grew up in Wakonda, SD, and was active in music and played piano for school and church activities and functions. Millie worked in retail sales in Sioux Falls for many years. Her fondest memories were her days at Fantles in downtown Sioux Falls.
In 1954 she married William (Bill) Burgess and two sons, Scott and Mark, were born of this union. In 1978 she was united in marriage to Edward (Ed) Sazama.
She is survived by her sons, Scott (Trixy) Burgess of Sioux Falls and Mark (Shannon) Burgess of Hampton, GA, one step-son, Jim (Sandy) Sazama of Olathe CO and three step-daughters, Kathy (Steve) McComb of Telluride CO, Kristy (Dave) Williams of Aberdeen and Sandy (Chad) Conard of Custer and nine grandchildren; Steve, Katie, Jacob, Travis, Jamie, Josh, Carly, Jenny, Cole, and four great-grandchildren; Jaydin, Jayce, Jayla and Zoehy. Special nephew, Jerry (Lorena) Sazama and many other nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Sazama, parents, Lawrence (Harry) and Mabel Morgan, and three brothers, Tom, Bill and Bobby. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be directed to the VFW
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