Deane Sagmoe

March 22, 2018

obit Sagmoe 2018_03_15_15_10_400001Oct. 16, 1941- March 14, 2018

Deane “Bucky” Sag­moe, age 76 of Hendricks, passed away Wednesday, March 14 at the Hendricks Hospital. Funeral service was 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 18 at Faith Lu­theran Brethren Church in Hendricks. Burial was in the Hendricks City Cem­etery. Visitation was Sun­day, one hour prior to the service at the church. The Houseman Funeral Home, Birk Chapel in Hendricks was entrusted with the ar­rangements.
Deane “Bucky” Sagmoe was born Oct. 16, 1941 to Kenneth and Fern (Chris­tensen) Sagmoe in Brook­ings County, South Dakota. He was baptized and con­firmed in the Lutheran faith. He was raised in the Hendricks area and gradu­ated from Hendricks High School in 1959, where he was active in baseball, football, basketball and track. After working at Hendricks Farmers Lum­ber Company he enrolled in college at Mankato State, where he played baseball and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1965.
Bucky was united in marriage to Beatta Olson on Sept. 14, 1968. To this union, three daughters were born—Heidi, Jodi and Melissa. From 1965 to 1973, he taught Health and Physical Education in Red­woodFalls. He was elected Lincoln County Auditor in 1973, where he served for over 25 years.
After retiring, he served two terms as County Com­missioner from 2000 to 2008.
Bucky suffered from multiple heart problems since the age of 29 and passed away on March 14 at Hendricks Hospital at the age of 76.
Bucky enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing golf and taking care of his lawns.
He is survived by his wife Beatta Sagmoe of Hendricks; three daugh­ters— Heidi (Darren) Sw­enson and Jodi Sagmoe of Hendricks and Missy Sag­moe of Brookings, South Dakota; one grandson, Henry Dean; and one sis­ter, Donna (Jerry) Kluess of Brookings, South Da­kota.
Bucky was preceded in death by parents Ken­neth and Fern Sagmoe and one brother, Duane“Pike” (Jean) Sagmoe.
A Sinner Saved by Grace! Blessed be his memory.