Emil Sackmann

Obituary of Emil Sackmann

Emil Sackmann was born on April 18, 1922, on the family farm in Lind, Washington, the seventeenth child born to Gottlieb and Lydia Sackmann. He spent his life working on the wheat farm, playing baseball with his brothers and riding his white horse and raising cattle. He married his beautiful wife Janet on May Day, 1955, who joined him on the farm, where they raised their two children and enjoyed 63 years of marriage. He served as Adams County Fire Commissioner for 20 years and enjoyed singing in the church choir and serving on the board of the Lind Congregational Church. Emil passed away peacefully on September 1, 2018, at the age of 96. Emil is survived by his wife, Janet (Jeske); son, Lynn (Becky) Sackmann of Lind; daughter, Margie (Doug) Beschta of Spokane Valley; and grandchildren, Casey Sackmann, Rylie Sackmann, Mallory Beschta, Grant (Becca) Beschta, Danica Beschta, and Justine Beschta; and numerous nieces and nephews. Emil was preceded in death by his parents; 6 brothers, William, Martin, Alfred, Albert, Godfrey, and Reinhold; and 11 sisters, Lydia Fode Floether, Mary Fode Wilhelm, Emma Heider, infant baby Rebecca, Rebecca Krug, Ella Biggar Miller, Elsie Overvold, Bertha Borth, Martha Wahl, Hilda Ruff, and Margaret Jeske. Memorial services will be held Saturday, September 15, 2018, at Ritzville ZP United Church of Christ, at 11:00 am. Burial will be at a later date. Remembrances may be given to Lind Senior Center, or Assured Hospice of Moses Lake.  To leave condolences please visit our website at www.danekasfh.com

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Memorial Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Zion Philadelphia UCC
301 E Broadway
Ritzville, Washington, United States
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