July 25, 2023 at 1:15 a.m.

Funeral for Margaret Sackett at Zion Lutheran Church July 23

The funeral service for Margaret Carol Sackett, 81, a lifelong Stewartville

resident, was held on Monday, July 23, 2023 at Zion Lutheran Church in Stewartville with Rev. Tim Bowman officiating. Burial took

place at Union Cemetery in Pleasant Grove.

Mrs. Sackett died on Monday, July 17, 2023 surrounded by loving

family, of natural causes at Mayo Clinic Rochester-Methodist Campus.

Margaret was born March 29, 1942 to Charles and Stella (Evenson)

Weber. She was born and raised in Stewartville,

where she attended Stewartville Schools.

On Sept. 29, 1958, she married Curtis Sackett at

Zion Lutheran Church, where she was a lifelong

member. Margaret worked for many years for both

the Rochester School District as the kitchen manager

for Willow Creek Middle School and with the Stewartville

School District for the Tiger Time program.

Margaret enjoyed gardening, reading, watching game

shows and following the Twins and Vikings. She

loved time spent with family and especially enjoyed

following her grandchildren and great-grandchildren’s school and sporting


Margaret is survived by her daughter, Lori Chinn of Stewartville;

grandchildren, Ryan (Danielle) Sackett, Nathan Sackett, Bobbie Wiley,

Josh (Mandy) Wiley, Matt Wiley (Neeley Ryan), Megan Wiley (Cory

Holftorf), Lynsey (Donald) Norwood, and Amanda Chinn (James

Krause); special great-grandkids, Austin, Christian and Shelbie, along

with 17 other wonderful great-grandchildren.

Margaret is preceded in death by her husband, Curt; daughter, Cindy

Wiley; and two stepgrandsons, Chris Wiley and Jeremy Wiley.

A time of visitation for family and friends was held on Sunday, July

23, 2023 at Griffin-Gray Funeral Home in Stewartville. Services will

also be live streamed by following the links at

Arrangements were with Griffin-Gray Funeral Home in Stewartville.

Condolences and memories of Margaret are welcome at www. griffingray.


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