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Frank Sabacky Jr. Dec. 26, 1919 - April 27, 2009

LITCHFIELD -- Frank Sabacky Jr., 89, of Litchfield died Monday at Meeker Memorial Hospital.

The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church in Litchfield. Burial will be in the Lake Ripley Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church and will continue for one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home in Litchfield.

He was born Dec. 26, 1919, in Thurston, Neb., to Frank Sr. and Mary (Pallas) Sabacky. He grew up and farmed with his father near Emerson, Neb., before taking over the family farm.

He married Elaine Richardson on Sept. 21, 1952, in Comfrey. In 1955, they moved to Litchfield Township, Meeker County, and farmed for 30 years. They moved into Litchfield in 1986 where they volunteered at Anderson Gardens after retirement. He was a member of Meeker County Soil and Water Conservation, Litchfield Area Male Chorus and the First Presbyterian Church holding many church positions.

He is survived by his children: Dean (and Sharon) Sabacky of Hutchinson, Diane (and Randy) Wischmann of Dassel and Julie (and Robin) Dolezal of Hutchinson; seven grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister: Lu Sabacky of Emerson, Neb.

He was preceded in death by his wife in 2002 and five brothers and one sister.