Roger Warner Sackett

(1914-2012)
FatherHale Bertram Sackett (1892-1974)
MotherLaura F Church (1888-)
Roger Warner Sackett
(1914–2012)
(San Antonio Express-News)
Roger Warner Sackett, son of Hale Bertram Sackett and Laura F Church, was born in FloridaG, on 12 April 1914.1 He died aged 98 in San Antonio, TexasG, on 1 October 2012.1 He married in 1942, Alice ___.
Roger grew up in Nashville, Michigan. He graduated from Western Michigan University in 1940 and enlisted in the US Army soon after graduation. He retired from the Army in 1962. In WW II he was commanding officer of an ambulance company which participated in the Normandy Operations.
     After retiring from the Army, Roger worked for USAA, then as a civil service employee at Ft. Sam Houston Medical Field Service School before his final retirement in 1976. Later he did extensive volunteer work at Northwood Presbyterian Church helping the church custodian and doing outdoor work. He spent many years at the Institute of Texan Cultures helping the artifacts custodian as a volunteer. Taking care of their home and oversized yard was a joy to him.
     Roger's major interests have always been his family, friends, and any other people he met. His other main interest was walking, which he enjoyed in his neighborhood and on his numerous camping trips throughout the United States and travels abroad.
     Roger was a family man who treated everyone as a friend and never knew a stranger.

Express-News, San Antonio, 4 October 2012 Full text >
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Email from Alice Sackett to Sackett mailing list, May 2013.
Last Edited4 May 2013