Obit: Sackman, Josephine (1935 - 1963)


Surnames: Sackman, Kilts, Krueger, Romang, Szech, Beasly

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 10/24/1963

Sackman, Josephine (24 JAN 1935 - 19 OCT 1963)

Funeral services for Mrs. Norbert Sackman, 28, of route 1, Abbotsford, who died unexpectedly at her home about 7:30 Saturday morning, Oct. 19, 1963, were held Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Athens. The Rev. Raymond B. Schulz, pastor of St. Bernard's Catholic Church, Abbotsford, officiated at the mass of requiem.

The body lay in state at the Gilles and Son Funeral Home at Athens.

Burial was made in Calvary Cemetery at Athens.

The pallbearers were Lester Lotter of Athens, Gerald Kohel of Auburndale, Anthony Beck of Colby, Nels Larson of Stetsonville, Donald Franz of Eau Claire, and Heber Sackman of Milwaukee.

Mrs. Sackman, the former Josephine Ada Kitts, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Kitts, was born Jan. 24, 1935, in the Town of Reitbrock, rural Athens. She received her elementary education at St. Anthony's Parochial school and attended the Athens High School for two years and was graduated from Newman High School at Wausau, in 1956.

After her marriage to Norbert Sackman, June 1, 1937, at St. Anthony's Church at Athens, they lived in Daggett, Mich. for about eight months, and then lived in Marathon County in the Athens and Abbotsford areas.

Mrs. Sackman was a member of St. Bernard's Catholic Ladies' Altar Society at Abbotsford.

Surviving her are her husband and five small children: Daniel, 5, Michael, 4, Angela 2 1/2, Mary Jo, 16 months, and Patricia Ann, 6 weeks.

Also surviving are her mother, Mrs. Mary Kitts of Athens, and her sisters: Mrs. Catherine Krueger Jr. of Medford, Mrs. Donald Romang of Athens, Mrs. Willard Szech of Wausau, and Mrs. Robert Beasly of Bothel, Wash..

Her father preceded her in death.





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