- Daily Republic, Mitchell, South Dakota, 6 Jul 1971
"Funeral services for Edmund S. Sackett, 82, will be at 9:30 pm Wednesday at the United Methodist Church with the Rev. Joel Rickenbach officiating.
The body will lie in state Tuesday evening at the Cazer Funeral home in Plankinton. Burial will be in the White Lake Cemetery.
Mr. Sackett was born March 3, 1889 in Plainview, Brule County, Dakota Territory to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sackett and died July 2 at a Mitchell hospital.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Edgar (Alice) Nelson, Seattle, Wash. and Mrs. Floyd (Lorraine) Mahoney, Detroit; one sister, Dora Beddoe, Kasson, Minn., nine grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Maude Overman, and a brother, LaRoy, 1 daughter Elsie Ruth Briggs,1 grandson and 2 great grandchildren."
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