Marcia Sanson

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Marcia Marie Sanson, nee Schmidt, 85, of Belleville, IL, passed away on Sunday, March 3, 2019.  She was born in Belleville, IL on November 30, 1933. She married David Tracy Sanson on June 26, 1958 at St. Peter’s Cathedral.  They were married 57 years until his death in 2015.

Marcia attended Cathedral Grade School (CGS Class of 1947) and Notre Dame Academy (NDA Class of 1951) and remained an active organizer of class reunions and activities.

She was a member of the St. Clair County Genealogy Society, St. Clair Women’s Club and the Old Mines Historical Society.   Since 1844, The Schmidt family (Marcia’s family) have been members of St. Peter’s Cathedral Catholic Church, Belleville, Ill.

Marcia was preceded in death by her husband, David Tracy Sanson; her parents, Andrew and Marie (Boyer) Schmidt; two sisters, Marian (infant) and Charlotte (Schmidt) Kimbrell; a brother, Raymond Schmidt; and in-laws, Floyd and Ethel (Blankenship) Sanson.

Marcia is survived by her five children, Dr. Tracy Sanson, Tampa Florida, Terry Trout, Atlanta, Georgia, Greg Sanson (Rhonda), Stuttgart, Germany, Cynthia Huschle (Vincent), Tolland, CT, and Marc David Sanson, Sheridan, Wyoming;
12 grandchildren:  Matthew Sanson, Garrett Sanson, Ryan (Ashley) Sanson, Lauren Trout, Lindsey (Chris) Hughes, Corinne Huschle (Johnny O’Keeffe), Brandon Huschle, Connor O’Keefe, Kiernan O’Keefe, and Clare O’Keefe, Kendall Dinehart, Ramsey Dinehart;
four great-grandchildren, Ryley Sanson, August Hughes, Nolan David Sanson, and Rose Millay Hughes.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the School Sisters of Notre Dame, 320 East Ripa Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63125, to Notre Dame Academy, Belleville, Illinois or in the form of Masses at St. Peter’s Cathedral or St. Luke’s Catholic Church.   Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 7, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral procession will leave at 10:40 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2019, from George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, for an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Peter’s Cathedral Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Monsignor John Myler officiating.  Burial will follow at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

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9 Comments on Marcia Sanson

DONALD G GEBHART said : Guest Report Mar 10, 2019 at 5:34 PM

MY SYMPATHY TO ALL OF MARCIA''s FAMILY..WE HAD MANY CHATS AFTER WEEK DAY MASS AT ST. LUKES CHURCH. SHE WOULD ALWAYS COMPLEMENT ME ON THE MUSIC I CHOSE FOR THE MASS, I MISS HER, SORRY I DID NOT ATTEND THE FUNERAL SINCE WE SPEND 3 MONTHS IN FL. GOD BLESS

  • Freeburg
  • IL
Agnes (Aggie) Gebhart said : Guest Report Mar 10, 2019 at 4:33 PM

Marcia and I had many chats after Mass at St Lukes during the week,She would always complement me on the music I chose for Mass. I miss her. Sorry I didnot come to the funeral since we spend 3 months in fl, God bless.

  • Freeburg
  • IL
Bob Bassett said : Guest Report Mar 07, 2019 at 12:18 PM

Samson family Please accept our deepest sympathy for the loss of your Mom. She was a special lady whose smile lit up the room. Bob

  • St Louis
  • MO
Barry K. Blankenship said : Guest Report Mar 06, 2019 at 9:49 PM

My condolences to the family

  • Bonita Springs
  • Florida
Gail Eisenhart said : Guest Report Mar 05, 2019 at 10:04 PM

I send you my sincere condolences on the loss of your mother. I can only echo others here who say she was a joy to know. A truly lovely woman who will be missed by all who knew her.

  • Belleville
  • Illinois
Jan Dammer said : Guest Report Mar 05, 2019 at 9:13 PM

I felt it was truly a privilege to know both your Mother and Father. Your family has my deepest sympathies. May they rest together in heaven. Love Jan

  • St.petersburg
  • FL.
Debra Rodriguez said : Guest Report Mar 05, 2019 at 5:55 PM

I was blessed to know and love this amazing woman. She was kind and caring, understanding and loving. I never heard a disparaging word come from her about anyone. Rest in peace with your beloved husband, Aunt Marcia.

  • Lakewood
  • CO
William Gaul said : Guest Report Mar 05, 2019 at 4:26 PM

We will really miss you Marcia. You were a wounderful person and fun to be around. Bill & Pat Gaul

  • Evanston
  • Il.
Maria Patterson said : Guest Report Mar 05, 2019 at 2:06 PM

My sincere condolences to your family on the loss of such a beautiful woman. I know she was proud of the incredible family she created and cultivated. Lots of prayers and hugs!

  • Lutz
  • FL

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