Lawrence V. Sackett Jr., 84, of Beaver Dam passed away on Tuesday, December 07, 2021 at Marshfield Medical Center in Beaver Dam due to pulmonary fibrosis.
Lawrence was born the son of Lawrence V. and Isabell (Senso) Sackett Sr. on October 7, 1937 in Beaver Dam. He was a 1956 graduate of Beaver Dam High School. He served in the Wisconsin National Guard. Larry was married to Eunice Bortz on October 7, 1961 at St. Stephen’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam. Larry was involved in both insurance and real estate for many years in the Beaver Dam area. He also drove bus for the Beaver Dam School District for nearly 40 years where he especially enjoyed driving for sporting events.
Larry was a member of St. Stephen’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam. He was an avid outdoorsman as well as an avid Badgers and Packers fan. Music was important to Larry and he was instrumental in starting the Beaver Dam Community Band. Larry enjoyed many good years with family and friends at his cottage in Tomahawk. If he could make one person a day laugh, he was happy.
Larry is survived by his wife Eunice of Beaver Dam; his children: Doug (Carrie) Sackett and Lisa (Kurt) Tesch both of Beaver Dam; four grandchildren: Rachel (Emma Neuman) Sackett, Danielle Tesch, Eric (Katie) Sackett, and Andrew (Jeni) Tesch; two great grandchildren: Maebyn and Knoxton Lawrence Sackett; his brothers: Robert Sackett of Beaver Dam and Richard (Cathy) Sackett of De Pere; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A visitation will be held at St. Stephen’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam on Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 12 p.m. Rev. Seth Dorn will officiate. Entombment will take place at Oakwood Cemetery in Beaver Dam. The Sackett family kindly asks that those in attendance please wear face coverings.
Memorials may be directed to the St. Stephen’s Restoration Fund.
Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.koepsellfh.com.