Former Peninsula resident George Edward Sarchet died Dec. 13, 2010, of congestive heart failure at Heritage Place, in Queen Creek, Ariz. He was 82.
Mr. Sarchet was born Nov. 28, 1928, in Flint, Mich. As a teen he moved West to work on a cattle ranch. He then became a truck driver and drove truck until his retirement. Towards the end of his career he drove for Kenai Supply in Alaska and for independent wheat farmers in Montana.
Mr. Sarchet lived winters in Arizona and summers in Montana and Alaska.
Mr. Sarchet was preceded in death by his sister, Vera Hopkins; daughter-in-law, Lori Sarchet; and once niece.
He is survived by his brother, David Sarchett, of Delaware; sister, Lisa Lang, of Wyoming; daughter, Shirley Sanders, of Mt. Airy, N.C.; son, David Sarchet, of Soldotna; daughter, Jeanette Roderick, of Salem, Ind.; daughter, Linda Nussbaum, of Sterling; and 10 grand children and four great-grand children.
As per his request there will be no funeral.
Instead of flowers, the family says donations can be sent to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, which can be found online at www.alzfdn.org.
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