Obituary for Victoria Sayles

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Victoria Sayles, 96, of La Crosse, passed away Monday, September 11, 2017 at the Gundersen Health System. She was born in Madison, WI on April 28, 1921 to Louis and Agnes (Karmondy) Ballin. She married John Sayles on June 21, 1947 and he preceded her in death on June 17, 1996.
Vicky was the face of American Photo, a business which she and her husband owned and operated. She greatly enjoyed working and interacting with all the customers. Vicky was a member of the Garden Club and also enjoyed golfing, playing bridge and in her later years walking Riverside Park.
She is survived by her two sons; Sam (Heather) Sayles and Jay Sayles both of La Crosse, grandchildren; Stacey (Bret) Norman of Hudson, WI, Erin Sayles of St. Paul, MN and Jamey (Ben) Floreck of Hudson, WI. She is also survived by 5 great-grandchildren; Alan, Ella and Ted Norman and Sam and Henry Floreck, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, a sister Elizabeth Olson and a brother, Robert Ballin.
Private family services will be held at Christ Episcopal Church and burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery. The Dickinson Family Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials may be given to Christ Episcopal Church or a charity of your choice.
The family would like to give a special thank you to the doctors, nurses and entire staff on 6th Floor Palliative Care at Gundersen Health for the wonderful care given to their mother during the last few weeks of her life.