Ethel Sackett
Ethel Sackett
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; Mrs. Sackett continued to live there until her death.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed embroidery and going out with friends.

She 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 was held on Monday at Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield, with the Rev. Timothy J. Gerarden officiating. Burial was in Chatfield Cemetery.