Larry Ray Sackett

FatherOrville D Sackett (1910-1990)
MotherRuth DeMoss (1911-1996)
Larry Ray Sackett
(Src: Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho)
Larry Ray Sackett, son of Orville D Sackett and Ruth DeMoss, was born in Filer, Twin Falls County, IdahoG, on 21 February 1932.1 He died aged 79 in Yuma, ArizonaG, on 2 September 2011.1,2 He married at Jerome, Twin Falls County, IdahoG, on 25 March 1949, Dora Jeanne Stutzman, daughter of Elmer C Stutzman and Esther ___.3 Larry and Dora divorced sometime before 4 April 1953 when Dora married second in Nye County, NevadaG, Marvin Henry Pollow.4 Dora and Marvin separated in October of that year and divorced at Twin FallsG on 27 May 1955.4 Larry and Dora married a second time in Elko, NevadaG, on 25 November 1955.5,6 They divorced again at Twin FallsG on 3 July 1959.5 Dora subsequently married Harvey Schlagenhauf. Dora was born in FilerG on 4 December 1931.7 She died aged 69 on 5 January 2001.8 Larry married second in 1960, Pat Pierson.1
     Larry was listed among junior class officers in the 1949 Filer High School yearbook as president, second semester.9
Larry Ray Sackett
(Src: Filer High School yearbook, 1949)

Children of Larry Ray Sackett and Dora Jeanne Stutzman

Children who are or may be living are not shown.

Vows Exchanged By Filer Couple
Filer, March 29—Dora Jeanne Stutzman, daughter of Mrs. Esther Stutzman, Filer, and Larry Sackett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Orville Sackett, Filer, exchanged vows at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Jerome. The Rev. William G. Comstock, a retired minister, performed the wedding service.
     For the ceremony the bride was attired in an aqua gabardine suit. Both are students at Filer high school.

The Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho, 29 Mar 1949, p 9

Sackett, Larry R.
Feb. 21, 1932–Sept. 2, 2011
Larry R. Sackett, 79, formerly of Filer and Twin Falls, passed away Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, in Yuma, Ariz., from a short-term illness.
     Larry was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He was the first born to Orville and Ruth Sackett in Filer on Feb. 21, 1932. He attended Moroa School through grade school then off to the Filer schools. As a young man, he worked on the family farm. In 1949, he married Dora Jean Stutzman. They had two children. They were later divorced. In 1953, he joined the army and was stationed in Germany. He was honorably discharged in 1955. Upon his return home, he returned to the family farm. In 1960, he married Pat Pierson. She had three children, which he raised as his own. Larry and Pat had one daughter.
     Larry is survived by his wife, Pat of 51 years, his children, Rex (Sharon) Sackett, Dona (Ed) Fuchs, Doug (Judy) Pollow, Debbie (Mike) Randall, Sande Miller and Lori Schmahl (Randy Lemmons); and five grandchildren, Sara and Joe Randall, Maegan and Ryan Miller, and Jake Schmahl. He is also survived by his siblings, Gloria (Gene) Schiffler, Nancy Montgomery, and O.D. (Barbara) Sackett; and many nieces and nephews.
     The family requests that donations be made to the American Heart Association, Diabetes Association, Parkinson's Research or the donor's favorite charity.
     A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Rosenau Funeral Home. Family and friends are encouraged to share their memories at

The Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho, 8 Sep 2011

 Notes & Citations

  1. Obituary.
  2. "Social Security Death Index" (Ancestry transcript), "Larry Sackett, b. 21 Feb 1932, d. 2 Sep 2011, SSN 518-36-7188 issued ID, residence 77399, Spring, Montgomery, Texas."
  3. "Idaho, U.S., Marriage Records, 1863–1969" (Ancestry image), "25 Mar 1949, Jerome, Twin Falls County, Larry Sackett, of Filer, Twin Falls, age 17, & Dora Jeanne Stutzman, of Filer, age 17, b. Filer. Witnesses: Katherine S Eakin, Anna Mae Vining. By Rev William G Comstock, retired minister."
  4. "Idaho, U.S., Divorce Records, 1947–1969" (Ancestry image), "Divorce, decree 27 May 1955, Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, Marvin H Pollow, of Bremer County, Iowa, age 22, 1st m., b. Sumner, Iowa, butcher, & Dora Jeanne Pollow, of Twin Falls, age 23, 2nd m., b. Filer, Idaho, housewife, m. Nye County, Nevada, 4 Apr 1953, separated Oct 1953, plaintiff wife, ground cruelty."
  5. "Idaho, U.S., Divorce Records, 1947–1969", (Ancestry image), "Divorce, decree 3 Jul 1959, Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, Larry Sackett, of Twin Falls, age 27, 2nd m., b. Idaho, truck driver, & Dora Jeanne Sackett, of Twin Falls, age 27, 3rd m., b. Idaho, bookkeeper, m. Elko, Elko County, Nevada, 25 Nov 1955, separated 11 May 1959, ground extreme cruelty."
  6. The Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho, 2 Dec 1955, p 3, "Licenses Issued. Elko, Nev., Dec. 2—Marriage licenses issued in Elko recently...Larry R. Sackett and Dora J. Pollow, both Filer."
  7. Death record.
  8. "Social Security Death Index", "Dora J. Schlagenhauf, b. 4 Dec 1931, d. 5 Jan 2001, SSN 518-30-3387 issued ID, residence 83303, Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho."
  9. "US School Yearbooks, 1880–2013" (Ancestry image).
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