Rachel Liles Meredith (Sackman)

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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Rachel Liles Meredith (Sackman) age 89, passed away peacefully in her sleep on January 14th, 2021 at her daughter’s residence in Phoenix, AZ.

Rachel was born in Fallon, Mt in February of 1931 to her parents Gottlieb Sackman and Katherine (Stickel) Sackman, she was the youngest of 4 children.

She married Dick Marvin Liles June 14th, 1952 in San Luis Obispo where the groom was stationed prior to serving in the Korean War. After his discharge from the service the couple lived and farmed in Terry, MT where they had two children, Curtis and Dyla Liles.

Several years after the death of her husband, Rachel moved to Flagstaff, Az where she was employed by what eventually came to be known as Bank of America. She eventually retired and continued to live in Flagstaff until she was physically unable to. The last four years of her life were spent living with her daughter in Phoenix, AZ.

Rachel loved to dance, play the organ and travel and fortunately for her she was able to do a lot of them, there is no question that she felt she lived a full life.

Rachel is survived by her daughter Dyla Liles (William Gard), Curtis Liles (Jennifer), two nieces Donna Bedient (Tom) and Karen Strobel (Ken), and five nephews Donald Jasperson (Cathy), Darrell Sackman (Linda), Daryl Olson, Kerry Wahl and Melvin (Sheryl) Wahl and finally two grandchildren C.J. and Trevor Liles.

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