North Sioux City
Noreen M. Gill, 80, of North Sioux City, passed away on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Hopewell, Va.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Jefferson, S.D. with the Rev. Joe Vogel, Celebrant. Entombment will follow at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church with a vigil service at 7 p.m. Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.meyerbroschapels.com.
Noreen Madeline, daughter of Joseph Jr. and Margaret (Markowsky) Sales, was born Nov. 21, 1937, in Sioux City. She grew up in Sioux City and graduated from East High School with the Class of 1956.
On Aug. 9, 1957, Noreen was united in marriage to the love of her life, Kenny Russell Gill, in Sioux City, and this union was blessed with one son and three daughters. They moved to McCook Lake in 1965. Noreen worked at Northwestern Bell, Younkers-Davidson and retired from MCI in 2002. Noreen and Kenny celebrated 46 years of marriage. Kenny passed away on Aug. 2, 2003.
On Jan. 28, 2006, Noreen married Coral A. Scott in Sioux City. Coral passed away on Sept. 26, 2009.
Noreen was a very active member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Jefferson and served as sacristan for many years. She was also actively involved with the Izaak Walton League. Noreen enjoyed traveling, crafts, sewing, reading, visiting with people, and all kinds of nature, especially the lake. Above all, she loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and her dog, Sadie.
She is survived by one son, Dennis (Kandy) Gill of Blue Springs, Mo.; three daughters, Lorie (Dan) Merrill of Salix, Iowa, Sally (Francis) Neville of Sioux City, and Kendra (Jeffrey) LaCroix of Springfield, Mo.; grandchildren, Tylan (Jill) Merrill, Joe (Amy) Merrill, Sara (Jason) Solomon, Garret (Kylie) Merrill, Tristan Libby, Sheldon Neville, LaRissa (Travis) King, Faythe (Mario) Moreno, Jordan Gill, Josuha Gill, Kialey (Luke) Peterson, Makenzie (Mark) Bazzano, Hailey LaCroix, Carter LaCroix, Carlee LaCroix, Natalie LaCroix, Brennen LaCroix, Kennedy LaCroix and Payton LaCroix; great-grandchildren, Haley Merrill, Joey Merrill, Treigon Solomon, River Solomon, Autumn Solomon, Leighton Merrill, Gabriel Merrill, Brynnley King, Ashton Libby, Madison Libby, Wyatt Libby, Makenna Moreno, Deanna Moreno, Zander Peterson, Lakyn Peterson and Ryker Peterson; one brother, Alan (Peggy) Sales of Sioux City; stepfather, Dan Gosnell of Hopewell, Va.; and other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Kenny Gill and Coral Scott; son-in-law, Danny Libby, Jr.; two brothers, Weston Sales and Gary Sales; and several in-laws.
Memorials may be directed to St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Jefferson or the Sioux City Humane Society.