Born: January 3, 1961
Died: September 25, 2013
Memorial services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at the Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cherokee.
In lieu of flowers,a memorial fund has been established in Marc's name at the Central Bank in Cherokee, and will be used to help fund the Center for Help Orphanage in Haiti and other local organizations dear to Marc.
Pastor Ethan Sayler
Visitation will begin at 4:00 P.M. Monday, with the family present during that time Monday night at Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cherokee.
"It Is Well With My Soul"
by the Barbershop Quartet- Luke Miller, Kent Madison, Mike Scott, and Ken McFarland
Organist- Meribeth Adams
Burial will be held at a later date.
In Memory of
Marc Alan Sarchet was born January 3, 1961 in Burt, Iowa to Kenneth and Frances (Habeger) Sarchet. He was baptized and confirmed at Burt United Methodist Church.
Growing up, he attended school in Burt where he graduated from Burt High School in 1979. Following high school graduation, he attended Iowa Lakes Community College in Emmetsburg, Iowa where he graduated with a degree in Ag Management.
On June 27, 1982, Marc was united in marriage to his high school sweetheart, Amy Roed at St. John's Lutheran Church in Burt. Together, they were blessed with two daughters, Ally and Sara.
Marc farmed on the family farm outside Burt, Iowa for 13 years. In 1992, Marc, Amy and their family moved to Cherokee where Marc worked for Haselhoff Construction from that time until his death. He thoroughly enjoyed his work and joking with his coworkers.
Marc was a faithful member of the Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cherokee where he actively served on the Board of Trustees and had recently begun to sing with the choir.
Marc was a dedicated and loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He cherished making memories with his family and spending time with his daughters and grandchildren. Marc and Amy enjoyed traveling together and with family and friends. He was very musical, singing through the years with Amy, the Cherokee Community Theater and with several quartets formed from the Algona Cornbelt Barbershop Chorus. In his spare time, he loved to golf and cheer for the Iowa Hawkeyes and Kansas City Chiefs. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Marc passed away on September 25, 2013 at Creighton Medical Center due to injuries sustained in a tragic accident. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Frances Sarchet; grandparents; parents-in-law, Roy and Betty Roed.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Amy Sarchet of Cherokee, Iowa; daughters: Ally Sarchet of Madison, Wisconsin; Sara (Jonathan) Schneider of Marcus, Iowa; grandchildren: Ella Mae and Isaac John; brother, Roger (Jean) Sarchet of Newell, Iowa; sisters: Rochelle (Chuck) Robinson of Burt, Iowa; Sharla (Mike) Coleson of Lehigh, Iowa; brothers-in-law: Bruce (Lisa) Roed of Baltimore, Maryland; Tom (Karen) Roed of Paullina, Iowa; sister-in-law, Jackie (Wayne) Breyfogle of Omaha, Nebraska; aunts and uncles; nieces; nephews; cousins; extended family and many friends.
Greenwood Funeral Home
216 South 2nd Street | Highway 59 South | Cherokee, Iowa 51012 | 712-225-4886
100 Eagle Avenue | Marcus, Iowa 51035 | 712-376-4886