Marie Sebastian, 95
Fri, 01/03/2020 - 1:08pm admin
Aug. 31, 1924 —
Jan. 1, 2020
CRESCO - Marie A. Sebastian, age 95, of Cresco, Iowa died on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020 at Accura HealthCare in Cresco.
A Mass of Christian burial was held at Notre Dame Catholic Church in Cresco on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, with Father Jacob Rouse officiating. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery.
Marie Alice Hron was born on Aug. 31, 1924 near Lourdes, Iowa to Vincent and Rose (Pisney) Hron, the oldest of seven children. She was united in marriage to Donald Sebastian on Jan. 31, 1944 at Assumption Church in Cresco, and to this union, three children were born, Lois, Wayne and Gary. The couple enjoyed dancing in their younger years, traveling and going out to eat. They were married for 67 years, until Don passed away.
Marie worked at Donaldson Company in Cresco for many years. She later spent much of her time volunteering at the Cresco Chamber of Commerce. She was well-known for her delicious homemade raspberry jam. Marie always put the needs of others before her own. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother, and she will be dearly missed.
She is survived by her children, Lois Sebastian-Voyna of West Des Moines, Iowa and Gary (Marie) Sebastian of Pine City, Minn.; daughter-in-law, Joan Sebastian of Cresco; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters, Evelyn Andresen of Cresco and Wilma (Dick) Makinster of Marion, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews.
Marie was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Don in 2011; son, Wayne Sebastian; great-grandson, William David Sebastian; three brothers, Joseph in infancy, James Hron and William Hron; sister, Helen Hron; brothers-in-law, Gerald Courtney and Thomas Andresen; and nephew, Danny Courtney.
Online condolences may be left at Hindtfuneralhomes .com.