Lavonne Winifred Sackett

FatherMark Alvin Sackett (1895-1984)
MotherNellie Winifred Walker (1895-1941)
Lavonne Winifred Sackett, daughter of Mark Alvin Sackett and Nellie Winifred Walker, was born in Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, IowaG, on 26 November 1926.1 She died by suicide aged 51 at home at 2311 Shadydale Drive, Arlington, Tarrant County, TexasG, on 8 March 19782,3 and was buried at Moore Memorial Gardens, ArlingtonG, on 10 March 1978.4,5 She married at San Francisco, CaliforniaG, on 3 June 1945, Frederick Hugh Bell.6 Frederick was born in Dallas, TexasG, on 7 June 1924.6 He died aged 58 in Arlington, TexasG, on 4 July 19826 and was buried at Moore Memorial Gardens, ArlingtonG.7
     In 1930 Lavonne was living in Mason CityG, in the household of her parents Mark and Nellie, and was recorded in the census as LaVonne W Sackett, aged three and born in Iowa.8

Children of Lavonne Winifred Sackett

Not shown.
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 20610
Sackett Family Association descendants
Teri Stanek.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Death record.
  2. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007", database,, "Bell, Lavonne Winifred, b. Mason City, Iowa, 26 Nov 1926, d. Mar 1978, father Mark A Sackett, mother Nellie W Walker. Listed Jul 1942 as Lavonne Winifred Bell. Listed Dec 1942 as Lavonne Winifred Sackett. Listed 4 Jan 1988 as Lavonne Bell."
  3. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Lavonne Bell, b. 26 Nov 1926, d. Mar 1978, last res. 76012, Arlington, Tarrant, Texas."
  4. "Texas Death Certificates 1903–1982", digital image,, "Bell, LaVonne Winifred, d. 2311 Shadydale Drive, Arlington, Tarrant County, Texas, 8 Mar 1978, age 51, b. Iowa, 26 Nov 1926, res. 2311 Shadydale Drive, married, receptionist, Mobile Home Parts, father Mark Sackett, mother Nellie Walker, informant Fred Bell, cause gunshot wound of the aorta, self-inflicted, "Deceased as found dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound of the chest", bur. 10 Mar 1978, Moore Memorial Gardens, Arlington, TX."
  5. Website Find A Grave (
  6. Thurmon King's database.
  7. Gravestone.
  8. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm,, Roll: 647; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0018; Image: 843.0; FHL microfilm: 2340382
    Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, 15/16 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Mark A, head, home owned $3,000, 34, m. at 24, b. MN, father b. MN, mother b. MN, janitor, public school
    Sackett, Nellie W, wife, 35, m. at 25, b. IA, father b. England, mother b. England
    Sackett, LaVonne W, dau, 3, b. IA, father b. MN, mother b. IA
    Stickfort, Violet, boarder, 24, single, b. IA, father b. IA, mother b. IA, teacher, public school.
Sackett line10th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited1 January 2019