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Kenneth James Sackett

09/09/1959 - 09/19/2021


Obituary For Kenneth James Sackett

Kenneth James Sackett, 62, of Sedalia, MO passed away Sunday, September 19, 2021, while surrounded by his loving family at University Hospital, Columbia, MO. On September 9, 1959, he was born in Greenfield, IA, to Frank L. Sackett, who resides in Greenfield, IA, and Nellie Gay (Redd) Sackett, who preceded him in death.

In Greenfield, IA, on September 5, 1992, he was united in marriage to Cathy M. Eslinger, who resides in the home.

Menards employed Kenny for 28 years. He transferred to Sedalia, MO, in 2010 to open the new Menards store as the General Manager. His passion was motor cross. He enjoyed going on motorcycle rides, fishing and especially loved spending time with his family and friends.

In addition to his wife and father, he is survived by two sisters, Brenda Besonen (Bill) of West Des Moines, IA and Sherry Miller of Blue Springs, MO; three step-sons, Scott Eslinger (Janet) of Runnells, IA, Jeff Eslinger (Bobbie) of Macksburg, IA, and Chris Elsinger (Mindy) of Afton, IA; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a sister, Joyce Hardisty.

A Celebration of Life gathering of family and friends will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday, September 27, 2021, at Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in the care of Rea Funeral Chapel.




Celebration of Life

04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Rea Funeral Chapel
1001 S Limit
Sedalia, MO 65301

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  • Kenny and my brother were good friends growing up and I have fond memories of Kenny and my brother John riding motorcycles as kids. Kenny's laugh was the best laugh ever. Thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.

  • Kenny was a great man. I first met him 20 years ago when I first started working at Menards and our paths crossed several times over the years. He was a great mentor and friend and

  • sorry for your loss we will miss him greatly from rick and shirley dunshee rick's const.

  • i didn't know kenneth real well. i looked him up when i went to the menards store and there we spoke motorcycle stuff....we both rode but we didn't get to ride anywhere together. i call him a motorcycle friend. john schwenk

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