Arthur LaVerne Sackett

FatherCharles Arthur Sackett (1908-1991)
MotherPriscilla A Miller (-1938)
Arthur LaVerne Sackett
(Src: Obituary, Heafey Hoffman Dworak Cutler Mortuaries & Crematory)
Arthur LaVerne Sackett, son of Charles Arthur Sackett and Priscilla A Miller, was born in Omaha, Douglas County, NebraskaG, on 18 November 19311,2 and died there aged 85 on 4 August 2017.3 He married Neola Lucille Read.2
     Arthur and Neola were listed in the Lincoln, NebraskaG City Directory from 1951 to 1958 when he was working for the National Biscuit Company.4
     Arthur served in the US Marine Corps, his name appearing in the muster rolls from October 1951 to January 1958 by when he was a staff sergeant with the 86th Infantry Company.5
Arthur L. Sackett

Nov 18, 1931 – Aug 4, 2017

Arthur LaVerne Sackett, son of Charles Arthur Sackett and Priscilla (Miller) Sackett, passed peacefully into his Lord’s Presence on Friday, August 4, 2017 at Omaha Nursing Home, Omaha, NE. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was married to Neola Lucille Read (deceased) for forty-six years and is survived by their daughters, Dr. Penny Sackett and Lori (Sackett) Mowrer; two grandchildren; sister, Carolyn Ruth (Sackett) Stephens; brother, John Wesley Sackett; half-brother, James Stanley Sackett.

Arthur was born on November 18, 1931 in Omaha and lived most of his life in Omaha and Lincoln. He was a member of the LaVista Old Timers Band, playing kazoo and other noise makers. He loved to sing old songs and perform for retirement centers. He led the adult Bible study at his church for many years. His passion, in his own words, was that “many would put their faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and receive eternal life.”

The family will receive friends Wednesday, August 9th from 11am to 1pm at the Bel Air Chapel, 12100 W. Center Rd., followed by SERVICES at 1pm. Interment, Hillcrest Memorial Park with military honors. Memorials will be directed by the family.

—Obituary, Heafey Hoffman Dworak Cutler Mortuaries & Crematory (

Child of Arthur LaVerne Sackett and Neola Lucille Read

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 Notes & Citations

  1. Email from James Sackett to Chris Sackett, March 2011.
  2. Obituary.
  3. Website Heafey Hoffman Dworak Cutler Mortuaries & Crematory (, obituary.
  4. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image,, Lincoln City Directory, 1951, "Sackett Arth L (Neola) floormn Natl Biscuit r342 S 29th", "Sackett Neola Mrs asst cash Lincoln Baking r342 S 29th"; 1953, "Sackett Arth (Neola) h3408 W"; 1955, "Sackett Arth L (Neola L) floormn Natl Biscuit Co h3408 W". "Sackett Neola L Mrs clk Continental Baking r3408 W"; 1956, "Sackett Arth L (Neola L) fl mn Natl Biscuit h3408 W"; 1958, "Sackett Arth L (Neola L) whsemn National Biscuit h3408 W."
  5. "U.S. Marine Corps Muster Rolls, 1798–1958", digital image,
Last Edited27 August 2017