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Earl Elton Sackett passed away September 22, 2017 in hospice care at Maryville, MO with loving family by his side.
Elton was born March 11, 1942 to Burl Elton Sackett and Grace Elizabeth (Butt) Sackett in Mount Ayr, Iowa. He was the oldest of their six children.
Elton married Lyndal Lou (Monday) Sackett December 27, 1964. He married Emmy (Tomann) Sackett on May 17, 2000.
Elton lived most of his life in Southwest Iowa and Northwest Missouri. Primarily a farmer, Elton also served in the Army and drove an over-the-road semi truck in later years. Elton loved good conversation, on a variety of topics with people from all walks of life. He enjoyed animals, always having pets throughout the years. He liked technology and gadgets, talk radio, oatmeal cookies, and was often seen wearing a seed corn company hat. Elton was an avid motorcyclist and loved traveling and photography, often combining all three to make great memories.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, his wife Lyndal (1998), wife Emmy (2017) and sister, Betty Halfhill.
He is survived by his children, Paul (Jamie) Sackett, Melia (Matt) Douglass, his brothers, Keith (Nancy) Sackett, Andy (Karen) Sackett,  his sisters, Barbara Allen, and Donna (Dennis) Stephens,  grandchildren, MacKenzie, Gage, and Gannon Sackett and Brennan and Derrick Douglass, nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Worth County Education Foundation.
Funeral Services was at 10:30 a.m. Monday, September 25, 2017 at Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home in Grant City, MO. Interment was in Grant City Cemetery. Visitation was 5:00-7:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

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