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 these
Condolences may be sent to tanzyuslogan.com