Sally L. (Robinson) Ciesielski (1936 - 2017)

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JESUP – Sally L. Ciesielski, 80 years old of Independence and formerly of Jesup, died Monday, Jan. 30, at ABCM Rehabilitation Center – West Campus in Independence. Sally was born, Dec. 14, 1936, at Cassville, Wis., the daughter of George Robinson and Mary (Reinhart) Robinson. She graduated from high school in West Union, with the class of 1955. On July 30, 1955, she was united in marriage to Robert Leo Ciesielski at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Independence. Before retirement she was manager of the hot lunch program at St. John's Catholic Schools in Independence. A position she held for 26 years. She was a member of the Catholic Daughter's of America in Independence; a former member of the Red Hatters in Independence and a member of St. Athanasius Catholic Church in Jesup.
Sally is survived by her husband, Robert Ciesielski of Independence; one daughter, Cayla Brown of Waterloo; one son, Stephen (Janet) Ciesielski of Valley Springs, S.D.; and three grandchildren, Joe Brown, Michelle and Elizabeth Ciesielski.
Her parents and 13 brothers and sisters, preceded her in death.
Funeral Services were 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at St. Athanasius Catholic Church, Jesup, with Msgr. Lyle L. Wilgenbusch as celebrant. Music was by Monica Bengston, Kraig Emick and the St. Athanasius Choir. Casket Bearers were Nick Weber, Tom McGlaughlin, Charles Weber, Richard Becker, Russ Solomon and Mark Becker. Burial was at St. Athanasius Catholic Cemetery, Jesup. Visitation was held from 3:30 to 8 p.m., Friday at the White Funeral Home, Jesup, where a Catholic Daughter's of America Rosary was recited at 4 p.m. and Vigil Service at 7 p.m. Visitation continued for an hour before services Saturday at the church. Memorials will be directed to Camp Courageous of Iowa in Monticello, and to the Cedar Valley Hospice, Independence Office.
White Funeral Home, Jesup, was in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be posted at
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Feb. 6 to Feb. 15, 2017