Mette F. Sarchette, age 85, of Belle, passed away Friday, February 20, 2015, at the Gasconade Manor Nursing Home in Owensville.
Mette was born on June 26, 1929, in Maries County, a daughter to the late Iver Chris and Hulda Catherine (Spurgeon) Skouby.
Mette attended the Belle School system. On October 27, 1946, she was united in marriage to Bert Thomas Sarchette at the High Gate Baptist Church. He preceded her in death on February 24, 2009.
She was a member of the High Gate Baptist Church.
Along with being a homemaker, Mette and Bert ran the R.C.F. 1 Boarding Home for the elderly in Belle for 15 years. She enjoyed taking care of the elderly as well as her family. Her other hobbies included crocheting and sewing.
Mette is survived and will be lovingly missed by: one daughter, Vicki Casteel and her husband Don of Rolla, two sons, Doug Sarchette and his special friend, Kandy Rieser of Bland and Bert Thomas Sarchette and his wife Rose of Bland; three sisters, Catharine Dahl of St. James, Charlotte Potts of St. James and Adelia Welch of St. James; eleven grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews and other extended family members and friends.
In addition to her parents and her spouse of 63 years, she was preceded in death by: two sons, Kevin and infant son Keith Sarchette; two brothers, Donald and Chris Skouby; three brother-in-law's Lawrence Dahl, Harry Potts, and John Welsh as well as two sister-in-laws, Myrtle and Carman Skouby.
Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 22, 2015, at the High Gate Baptist Cemetery with Pastor Shane Jarvis officiating.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the High Gate Baptist Church.
Arrangements are under the direction of Sassmann's Chapel, Belle, MO. (859-3712)