Marvin Leigh Sackett
Newspaper (title not recorded) obituary, undated
"Marvin L. Sackett, 75.
Marvin L. Sackett, 75, of Indian River, died March 10, 1994, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville, Tenn.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 15, at the Transfiguration Episcopal Church in Indian River. The Rev. Michael Herman of the Transfiguration Episcopal Church will officiate. Burial will take place in the spring.
Mr. Sackett was born June 3, 1918, in Plymouth, the son of Jay and Mary (Truesdell) Sackett. He grew up and attended public school in Plymouth, graduating from Plymouth High School in 1938.
On Oct. 3, 1942, he married Norma Jean Roe in Plymouth where the couple made their home.
Mr. Sackett was a self-employed electrician. He was part owner of Plymouth Electric Co. until 1969. At that time the couple moved to Indian River where Mr. Sackett owned and operated the Indian River Hardware until 1979, when he sold the business to his son, David.
Mr. Sackett was serving as Cheboygan County Commissioner, a position he had held since 1983.
Survivors include his wife, Norma Jean; two sons, David Sackett and his wife Carolyn, of Indian River, and Steven Sackett and his wife, Linda, of Indian River; one daughter, Mary Brade and her husband, Larry, of Indian River; eight grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Margaret Melow of Fenton; one sister-in-law, Mrs Polly Sackett of Plymouth; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Sackett was preceded in death by his brother, Arden Sackett, and his sister, Elnora Sackett.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Inland Lakes Track and Field Project or to the Transfiguration Episcopal Church. Envelopes for memorial contributions are available at the Lintz Funeral Home in Indian River where visitation will be held 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday, March 14."
óBurials Register, Greenwood Cemetery, Petoskey, Michigan (http://www.gwood.us)