Walter Orland Sackett1

FatherGeorge Steven Sackett (1850-1926)
MotherPhoebe Levisa Potter (1861-1949)
Walter Orland Sackett, son of George Steven Sackett and Phoebe Levisa Potter, was born in Martin County, MinnesotaG, on 6 February 1888.2 He died aged 38 in Rochester, Olmsted County, MinnesotaG, on 2 June 1926.3,2 He was buried at Evergreen Cemetery Mantorville, Dodge County, MinnesotaG. He married at Dodge CountyG on 6 October 1915, Louise Marie Burzlaff, daughter of William F Burzlaff and Marie ___.2,4 Louise was born in Clinton, Clinton County, IowaG, on 9 December 1893.4 She died in RochesterG on 13 March 1959.4 She was buried at Evergreen Cemetery MantorvilleG.
     Walter completed a World War I draft registration card on 5 June 1917. He was married, aged 29, and was living in Mantorville, Dodge CountyG. He was a self-employed farmer.5

Children of Walter Orland Sackett and Louise Marie Burzlaff

Sackett Family Association descendants
Karen Gerke.
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Data on this individual is from Thurmon King's website The Sacketts of America Updated (
  2. Obituary of Walter Orland Sackett
    "Walter Orland Sackett was born in Martin Co., Minnesota, February 6, 1889 and passed away at the Colonial hospital at Rochester on June 2, 1926 aged 38 years, 3 months and 26 days, the immediate cause of his death being pneumonia following an operation for appendicitis. He was the son of George and Phoebe Sackett and came to Dodge County with his parents when a boy. He was united in marriage to Louise Burzlaff on October 6, 1915 and has since lived in Dodge county on a farm. Four children were born to this union; William Walter 7, Robert George 5, Herbert Roy 3, and Harley Alfred age 5 weeks. He leaves to mourn his loss, his widow, four sons, mother, three brothers and five sisters. His father preceded him in death last January. ... Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery at Mantorville."
  3. Death CertID# 1926-MN-010153
    Sackett, Walter
    Date of Death: 06/02/1926
    County of Death: Olmsted.
  4. Obituary of Louise (Burzlaff) Sackett
    "March 19, 1959:
    Funeral Monday For Mrs. Sackett
    Louise Marie Burzlaff was born in Clinton, Ia., December 9, 1893, to William F. and Marie Burzlaff. Soon afer this they moved to Rock Island County, Ill. And in 1902, the family returned to Iowa, locating in Sac County, where Miss Burzlaff attended the public schools. In 1910, at the age of 17 she came, with her family, to this county to make their home. On October 6, 1915, she was united in marriage with Walter Orland Sackett. The couple set up on a farm home. To this union were born four sons: William, Dodge Center; Robert, Laramie, Wyo., Herbert, Kasson; and Haley, Claremont. On June 2, 1926, her husband passed away, leaving her and a family of small children to care for. Early in life, Louise Sackett became a Christian. On May 9, 1940, after her boys joined, she also united with the Dodge Center Methodist Church and has continued a faithful and loyal member to the present. She loved not only her grandchildren, but all children. For many years she was teacher in the primary department of the Sunday school. ... Interment was in the Evergreen Cemetery, Mantorville. ..."
  5. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, FamilySearch, Minnesota, Dodge, Roll 1675392.
    "No 20, Walter Orland Sackett, age 29, Mantorville, Minn., b. 6 Feb 1888, natural-born citizen, b. Martin Co., Minn., USA, farming, self employed, Mantorville, Minn., wife, married, Caucasian, no military service, claiming exemption because of dependency, Registrant: tall ht, slender build, blue eyes, dark brown hair, not bald, Reg. Mantorville, Dodge, Minnesota, 5 June 1917."
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited24 October 2014