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Gary L. Sackfield

June 9, 1938 ~ September 11, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old


Gary L. Sackfield, 85, of Moline, formerly Coal Valley, passed away Monday, September 11, 2023, at Overlook Village, Moline. Visitation will be held from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 20, 2023, at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, 201 E. 4th Avenue, Milan. A graveside service will follow the visitation at Homestead Cemetery, Rural Township. Memorials may be made to the Quad City Animal Welfare Center, Milan.

Gary was born June 9, 1938, in Rock Island, to George “Okie” and Mildred (Batt) Sackfield. He graduated from Rock Island High School in 1956. Gary married Janice Bohatka on September 18, 1965, in Rock Island. She preceded him in death on February 3, 2002. He retired as an electrician from IBEW Local 145. Gary enjoyed tinkering in his yard, woodworking, and hunting.

Those left to cherish Gary’s memory include his daughters, Terry Wollenburg and Christine (Randy) Atherton; son, Richard (Leila) Sackfield; step-son, Michael (Cindi) Daligee; 14 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren; and many wonderful friends.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Janice; sisters, Mary Westmoreland and Diane DeVrieze; and step-daughter, Christina Capps.

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September 20, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home & Crematory
201 4th Ave E.
Milan, IL 61264

Graveside Service
September 20, 2023

2:30 PM
Homestead Cemetery
12122 120th Avenue
Orion, IL 61273


Quad City Animal Welfare Center
724 2nd Avenue W., Milan IL 61264


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