Sally A. Vissering, 86, of Streator passed away at 6:37 AM Sunday (March 3, 2019) at Heritage Health and Rehabilitation in Streator.
A visitation will be held from 3-7 PM Thursday at the Hagi & Baker Funeral Home and also from 10-11 AM Friday at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Friday at the church. Rev. William Callister will officiate.
Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Joe Avon, David Vissering Jr., Mike Cinnamon, Steve Mounce, Scott Mounce, Eric Vissering and Jamie Tullar.
She was born on January 28, 1933 in Pontiac, IL to Orville & Ruth (DeMoss) Compton. She married Glen R. Vissering on July 30, 1949 at St. Petri Lutheran Church in Flanagan. He survives.
She is also survived by daughters: Nancy Cinnamon of Streator, Kathy (Miles) Tullar of Streator and Mary (Bob) Avon of Streator; sons: Mark (Gigi) Vissering of Streator, David (Lynn) Vissering of Streator, and Paul (Lin) Vissering of Streator; 16 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren and one brother, David (Kathy) Compton of Pontiac.
She was preceded in death by 2 grandchildren: Joseph Cinnamon and Matthew Vissering; a son in-law: Gary Cinnamon and two brothers: James and Jerry Compton.
She graduated from Pontiac High School. She was the Vice-President of Glen Vissering Construction working along side her husband.
She belonged to St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Altar & Guild Society of the church, the 2 or 1 club and she and her husband wintered in McAllen, Texas and belonged to Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in McAllen. She helped with many clubs at her church.
Sally enjoyed embroidering, making quilts, doing various crafts, crocheting scrubbies and collected Fenton Art Glass. She enjoyed travelling and camping in their motorhome. She was very proud of her family and very oriented around her family
Memorials may be directed to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or the charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be shared and her video tribute seen at www.hagifuneralhome.com