Rosella "Sally" (Koenigs) Piazzon (1928 - 2012)

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INDEPENDENCE – Rosella "Sally" Piazzon, 84 years old, of Independence, died on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, following a sudden illness. She was born on April 2, 1928, in St. Peter, Wisc., the daughter of Albert and Martha (Schneider) Koenigs. She attended school in Wisconsin, but was unable to finish at that time. Learning was always important to Mrs. Piazzon and she earned her G.E.D. in 1996 in Waterloo. On Feb. 26, 1949, she and Louis Piazzon were married in Mt. Calvary, Wisc. Mrs. Piazzon worked in the housekeeping department of Peoples Memorial Hospital in Independence for 16 years. She was a caregiver in every situation. She also loved to write and is remembered as a perfect speller. Mrs. Piazzon was a member of St. John's Catholic Church in Independence.
Mrs. Piazzon is survived by her husband of 63 years, Louis, and four daughters, Sandra Hamlin of Los Alamitos, Calif., Theresa Smith of Barrington, Ill., Mary (John) Segriff of Cedar Rapids, and Annette (Bob Gantt) Piazzon of Merrimack, N.H. She is also survived by five grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and two sisters, Lillian (William) Kraus and Mary Jane (Ben) Kraus, both of Fond du Lac, Wisc.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Lyle Piazzon, and two brothers, Francis Koenigs and Paul Koenigs.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Dec.7, St. John's Catholic Church in Independence. Rev. Donald Plamondon was the Celebrant. Burial was be in St. John's Cemetery in Independence. Friends called for visitation from 3 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, at the White Funeral Home in Independence where a Parish Rosary begins at 3 p.m. and a Vigil Service begins at 7:30 p.m. On line condolences may be left at
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Dec. 11 to Dec. 29, 2012