Marsada “Sadie” Elaine Nicholls, 85 of Decatur, Illinois, passed away peacefully at
5:00 A.M. Sunday, May 14th at her beautiful home in Decatur.
Marsada was born in February of 1932 in Decatur, Illinois. She married Gerald
Nicholls in November of 1952 in Decatur, Illinois. Gerald preceded her in death in
March of 2002.
She is survived by her son Kevin Nicholls (Diana) of Niantic Illinois; daughter Karin
Nicholls of Greeley, Colorado; grandchildren Dennis Nicholls (Chrissy), Stephen
Nicholls (Angie) and seven great-grandchildren.
The love of her family brought her so much peace, joy, and laughter.
Marsada was preceded in death by her parents Earl and Mara Dilbeck, brothers Bill
and Don Dilbeck. Surviving are her very special brothers, Bob Dilbeck (Laurie), Jerry
Dilbeck (Carol) and sister in laws, nieces and nephews.
A Family led Celebration of Life service will be 11:00 A.M. Friday May 19, 2017 in
First Christian Church, 3350 North MacArthur Road Decatur, with a reception to
follow at the church. There will be no visitation. Memorial contributions may be sent
to the Nicholls family. Tanzyus Logan Funeral Services is assisting the family with
Condolences may be sent to tanzyuslogan.com