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Oraval LeeRoy Sackrider

Oraval LeeRoy Sackrider of rural Garfield County died Monday, March 3, 2003, at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Salt Lake City. He was 64.

He was born Aug. 26, 1938, in Leadville to Geneva M. Durow and Orville Sackrider. After graduation from high school, he served for three years in the U.S. Navy.

Mr. Sackrider worked as a machinist for General Iron, Silver Engineering and other companies.

He married Elsie Rolley on Feb. 21, 1975, in Littleton.

After retirement they moved to Silt Mesa to be near his mother.

Mr. Sackrider was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing and working on antique tractors. He enjoyed collecting John Deere memorabilia.

He was preceded in death by his father, Orville Sackrider; and his stepfather, Don Ingersoll.

Mr. Sackrider is survived by his wife, Elsie Sackrider of Silt; by his mother, Geneva Ingersoll of Rifle; by a son and daughter-in-law, Darrell Wayne and Patty Sackrider of Centennial; by grandchildren Russell Sackrider and Ciara Sackrider; by sisters and brother-in-law Cora Sackrider of Glenwood Springs, and Jan and Les Eccher of Brighton; by brothers and sisters-in-law Bud and Verna Sackrider of Silt Mesa and Donnie and Janie Sackrider of Albuquerque, N.M.; and by stepbrothers and stepsisters-in-law Ed and Fran Ingersoll of Rifle, and Gene and Ilene Ingersoll of Farmington, N.M.

Cremation has taken place and private family services were held.

Cochran Memorial Chapel of Meeker was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.

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