Mrs. Frank B. Sackitt Mrs. Bessie E. Sackitt, 71, of 191 East Ave., N. died yesterday afternoon in a local hospital. She had been in ill health since last September. She was born Dec. 31, 1892, in Barry County, daughter of Robert E. and Etha (Bryans) Smith. She was married to Frank B. Sackitt Dec. 13, 1915, in Bellevue. The couple moved to Battle Creek in 1920. Mr. Sackitt, a foreman for the Post Division of General Foods Corp., died Nov. 9, 1962. She was a member of Central Christian Church and Women's Benefit of America. Survivors include two sons, Everett C. Sackitt of 12741 S. Drive N. and Wilford E. Sackitt of Grand Haven; a step-daughter, Mrs. Herbert (Martha) Wells of Mt. Clemens; a sister, Mrs. Mattie McCoy of Edgemont, Calif; a brother, Richard Smith of Union City; 11 grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and one step great-grandchild.
—Battle Creek Enquirer, Battle Creek, Michigan, 26 Aug 1964, p 4.
Child of Benjamin Franklin Sackitt and Mable DeMond
1930 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 8B, Enumeration District 0045, FHL microfilm 2340714 Emmett, Calhoun, Michigan, 9 Apr 1930 Sackitt, Benjamin F, head, 41, m. at 27, pipe fitter, factory, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI, home owned, $3000 Sackitt, Bessie, wife, 37, m. at 23, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI Sackitt, Everett, son, 13, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI Sackitt, Wilfred, son, 8, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI Sackitt, Elizabeth, daughter, 7, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI Sackitt, Clifford, son, 2 5/12, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI.