Sarah L. “Sally” Louden


Sarah L. “Sally” Louden, age 90, of Trenton, passed away Saturday, May 23 in Trenton. Funeral services for 90 year old Sarah L. “Sally” Louden will be Wednesday, May 27 at 10:00 a.m. at Moss Funeral Home in Trenton. Burial will be in Trenton Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to service time at the funeral home. The Trenton VFW will hold services Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Trenton VFW Auxiliary, the First United Methodist Church, or Celtic Hospice.

She was born March 18, 1925 in O’Fallon, IL to Newman and Elizabeth (Ellison) Meddows; they preceded her in death.

She married Leland “Skip” Louden May 11, 1947 at First United Methodist Church in Trenton and he preceded her in death February 26, 2015.

Also preceded in death by brothers, Lavern Meddows, Clifford Meddows, Kenward “Sparky” Meddows, Gilbert Meddows, Donald “Buck” Meddows; a sister, Jane Saville; a half brother, Harry Meddows; sisters-in-law, Flora Meddows, Lois Meddows, Marcella Meddows; and a brother-in-law, Harry “Bud” Saville.

Surviving are her daughters, Terry (Dennis) Griesbaum and Rhonda (Jim) Dupras all of Trenton.

4 grandchildren, Kristy (friend Brandon Buescher) Griesbaum, Michelle (fiancé Rich Rohe) Griesbaum, Sara (Aaron) Jennings, Nick (Caitlin) Dupras.

9 great grandchildren, Teagan Rohe, Liam and Athena Joyce, Phoenix, Leland, Brayden, Alex, Ezekiel, Vincent Jennings.

A sister, Wilma Quitmeyer-Gerse of Belleville

A sister-in-law, Lettie Meddows of Lake Charles, LA.

Sally was a homemaker and was very family orientated, and she enjoyed vacationing, gardening and flowers, and watching humming birds.

Member of the First United Methodist Church in Trenton, VFW Auxiliary Post 7983 in Trenton.

Moss Funeral Home
105 South Main Street
Trenton, IL 62293

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