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Ethel Marie Sackett

Mon, Dec 17th, 2012
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Ethel Marie Sackett, 86, of rural Chatfield, died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester. She was born Oct. 11, 1926, in Chatfield, to Almond Mitchell and Edna (Youngs) Mitchell. She attended Chatfield schools through the 11th grade. She married Leonard C. Sackett Sept. 30, 1946, in Fountain, and they moved to the Sackett family farm where he was the third generation to farm that land. He lived there until his passing in October 1993; Ethel continued to live there until her death. She was a homemaker and enjoyed embroidery and going out with friends.

Ethel is survived by two sons, Allan(Charlene) Sackett of Rochester and Clifford (Rita) Sackett of Preston; three daughters, Janet Sackett of Rochester, Beverly Sackett of Chatfield and Rita Sackett of Kountze, Texas.; three grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, five step-great-grandchildren and six step-great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Dale; and nine siblings.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield, with the Rev. Timothy J. Gerarden officiating. Burial will be in Chatfield Cemetery.

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