Obituaries detail

Madge M. Sayner
May 27,1929---May 22,2019

Madge Morgan Sayner died on May 22, 2019 in Kansas City, MO after a brief struggle with Pancreatic cancer.


Born May 27, 1929, in Glencoe, MN, her 90 years were dedicated to family, gardening, community service and church activities. In 1962 she helped to form Encounter, a group dedicated to getting services to those in need. By 1968 she was employed by LaCrosse County Human Services as their first Volunteer Services Coordinator, going on to become president of this division statewide. She started Big Brother/Big Sister and was awarded Woman of the Month in LaCrosse County. She valued membership in P.E.O. and loved researching genealogy.


She married Gordon Sayner in Sparta, WI (where she graduated from high school as valedictorian) and enjoyed 61 years of marriage. Upon retirement they moved to Tellico Village, TN where they lived for 23 years.


She was preceded in death by her husband. She is survived by her three children: Ritchie (Sandra), Kansas City, MO, Sarah (Rick), Issaquah, WA, and Brian (Betty) Paducah, KY, 8 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.






Joyce Knouse May 22 ,2019

Friends ,Bradenton ,Florida

Madge was one of my dearest friends She always made me laugh We had a good time whether it was at church, in the pool or playing bridge She will be missed Sympathy to the family

Bill and Shirley Menzies May 22 ,2019

Friends from Tellico Village ,Loudon ,Tennessee

We enjoyed our many chats on Walk & Talk in Tellico Village. Madge was a wonderful lady.

Christine Stevens May 22 ,2019

Friend ,Loudon ,Tennessee

I so enjoyed getting to know Madge in Walk and Talk. She always had a smile for everyone. She was such a positive and wonderful person.

John Ogden May 22 ,2019

Ritchie and Family Please know all of us at Cherry Hills are thinking of the Sayner family. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

David Molldrem May 23 ,2019

Friend of family ,Timonium ,Maryland

Sorry for your loss, but knowing Madge is in a better place without pain is comforting. She will be missed.

Nick Barton May 23 ,2019

Grandson-in-law ,Nashville ,Tennessee

What an amazing woman! She will be missed here, and I know she is with Heavenly Father now without pain.

Anna Kelly May 23 ,2019

Friend ,Loudon ,Tennessee

Madge was such a sweet lady. She had so much poise. She was well liked by all.

Nancy Adamski May 27 ,2019

Neighbor ,Loudon ,Tennessee

My condolences to the family. Madge was a wonderful, vibrant lady, she will be missed but remembered forever. Nancy Adamski

Mary Jo & Bill Gehrking Jun 03 ,2019

Friends of family ,Pewaukee ,Wisconsin

Sarah, Richie, Brian, & families: So sorry for your loss. Madge was a remarkable lady. We’ve got some great memories of her back in La Crosse. She will be missed!

Marthanne Foster Jun 08 ,2019

Friend ,Loudon ,Tennessee

I don't think I ever saw Madge without a smile on her face. She gave me lots of plants & tips to keep them alive. She was very special. She will be missed.

Joyce Romanello Jun 08 ,2019

Good friend of Ritchie ,Castle Pines ,Colorado

I feel blessed to have spent some time with Madge while visiting Ritchie. Her spirit, love of life and kindness was very special. It was a very happy weekend and I know she will be missed by all. Forever Remembered, forever Loved!!