Eugene J. (Gene) Sacksteder, age 75

July 10, 2014
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Eugene J. (Gene) Sacksteder, age 75, of West Harrison, Indiana, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at the Brookville Healthcare Center in Brookville.
Born March 30, 1939 in Franklin County, Indiana he was the son of the late Edwin & Alice (Meier) Sacksteder. He was a Veteran of the United States Army from 1959-1961.
On September 1, 1962 he was united in marriage to the former Mary K. Getz, and she survives.
He retired in 1995 from Monsanto Chemical in Addyston, Ohio where he had worked for many years. He was a lifelong member of Holy Guardian Angels Catholic Church; the Cedar Grove Conservation Club; and the National Rifle Association.
In his leisure time Gene enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating and horses, however his greatest joy was spending time with his family.
Besides Mary, his wife of over 51 years, survivors include two daughters, Cindy (Jeff) Hofer and Nikki Sacksteder of Brookville; two sons, Randy Sacksteder and Denny (Ali) Sacksteder of Brookville; 16 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Mike Sacksteder of Cedar Grove, Indiana, Don (Joyce) Sacksteder of Cedar Grove, Indiana and Jim (Rena) Sacksteder of Brookville, Indiana.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Glenn Sacksteder.
Family & friends may visit from 10:00 A.M. until 12:00 Noon on Monday, July 14, 2014 at Holy Guardian Angels Chapel, 405 U.S. HWY 52, Cedar Grove, Indiana 47016.
Rev. Sean Danda will officiate the Funeral Mass on Monday, July 14, 2014, 12:00 Noon, at Holy Guardian Angels Chapel in Cedar Grove. Burial with full military graveside honors by the Bernard Hurst Post #77 of the American Legion will follow in Holy Guardian Angels Cemetery in Cedar Grove.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Drewersburg or Cedar Grove Volunteer Fire Departments or the Holy Guardian Angels Cemetery Fund. Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home in Brookville is honored assist the family with the arrangements, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit www.phillipsandmeyers.com .

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