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Sadie Driggs - Departed on Oct 04, 2008 - Oconto Falls, WI

Sadie Driggs

Born in Oconto Falls, WI on Dec 01, 1918

Died on Oct 04, 2008 and resided in Oconto Falls, WI

Sadie H. Driggs, 89, Oconto Falls, died Saturday morning October 4, 2008. She was born December 1, 1918 in Oconto Falls to Magnus and Hazel (George) Peterson. She grew up in the Oconto Falls area and as a young lady, moved to Sturgeon Bay to work as a welder at Peterson Shipbuilders. On November 30, 1946 she married Richard Driggs in Oconto Falls. Sadie lived most of her life in Oconto Falls where she was employed over the years by the Falls Paper Mill, Gillett Plywood and American Archery until her retirement. She was a longtime member of the American Legion Auxiliary and onetime was on the paper mill bowling team. She is survived by one brother, Robert Peterson, CA; one sister, Fern Bennett, CA; one sister-in-law, Carol Peterson, Oconto Falls; one brother-in-law, Vital Truckey, Peshtigo; special friend and caretaker, Linda DeHut, Oconto Falls; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Richard on February 2, 2002, five brothers, Marvin, Miles "Cowboy", Lester, Gerald "Punky" and William "Chubby" Peterson and one sister Mary Jean Edlebeck. Friends may call at Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls (920-848-2222 or visit: after 4:00 pm Monday, October 6, 2008 until the time of service. Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. Diane Fite officiating. Burial will take place on Tuesday in Woodlawn Cemetery, Oconto Falls.


Service: Monday Oct 6, 2008, 7:00 pm Monday at Jones Funeral Service

Visitation: Monday Oct 6, 2008, 4:00 until 7:00 pm Monday at Jones Funeral Service

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