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AGE: 83


ADDRESS: W4620 County Road D Westboro, WI Township of Westboro Resident


PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 4:05 A.M. Tuesday, February 27, 2014 at his residence surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Hope Hospice for the past one week.


TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: Per Edward’s request, no services will be held.


INTERMENT: Cremainal Inurnment will take place at a later date in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Westboro


DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: May 13, 1930 in Medford


EDUCATION: Attended Holy Rosary Catholic School in Medford


MARRIAGE: November 11, 1959 at Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Chelsea, to Delores Mayer and she preceded him in death on August 11, 2012


PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Edward served in the U.S. Navy from 1947 to 1950. After returning home from the service he owned and operated a dairy farm in the Township of Westboro from 1950 until the time of his death. He also worked at the Milk Plant in Westboro for a number of years. Edward ran a paver for Payne & Dolan in Madison for 25 years. He worked for Reliance Black Topping in Madison for a number of years. He was a boxer in high school and during his time in the service. Edward and his wife also fostered five children, Betty, Stella, Sandy, John and Allan. He enjoyed playing cards, watching the Packers, fishing,his aquariums and he loved his “Puppy”.


SURVIVING CHILDREN: Dawn (Theodore) Thums and Tracy (Rhonda) Sackman, both of Westboro, Mary (Ron Zingale) Simek of Bonita Springs, Fla., Edward Jr. (Dawn) of Menomonee, Rodney (Sandy Niggeman) of Wausau, and Brad (Suzie) of Vadnais Heights, Minn. CHILDREN DECEASED: Daughter: Susanne Blennert and infant grandson








SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sisters: Florence Mayer of Chelsea and Ethel Kuzenski of Medford
Brother: George Sackman of Florida


BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Brothers: Herman, Vince, Richard, and Donald Sackman
Sisters: Margaret Schlais and Rosie Marie Martin 2 siblings in infancy




DECEASED MOTHER: Elsie Sackman (Maiden Name: Widmer)


OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to his family to be designated at a later dateHemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake is assisting the family with arrangements

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