Glen Adrian Sackett
|Father||Jonathan Henry Sackett (1895-1979)|
|Mother||Jane Bell Powers (1896-1962)|
In 1930 Glen was living at Main Street, Crescent City, Iroquois County, IllinoisG, in the household of his parents Jonathan and Jane, and was recorded in the census as Glen A Sackett, aged two and born in Illinois.5
In 1940 he was living in Hadley, Pike County, IllinoisG, in the household of his parents Jonathan and Jane, and was recorded as Glen Sackett, aged twelve.6
Glen served in the US Army, enlisting in the Signal Corps at East St Louis, St Clair County, IllinoisG, on 5 February 1946.7
Children of Glen Adrian Sackett and Violet Meisenheimer
Glen Sackett Sr.
Glen A. Sackett Sr., 83, of Alton died Friday, Dec. 23, 2011. Memorial service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, at the Salvation Army Church, Alton. He was to be cremated. Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home, Alton.
—Legacy.com, Belleville News-Democrat, 26 Dec 2011
Glen A Sackett, Sr. 83, passed away at 1:36 a.m., Friday, December 23, 2011.
He was born in Dunlap, IL on February 8, 1928 the oldest son of the late Jonathan and Jane Belle (Powers) Sackett.
On March 18, 1950, he married Violet L. Meisenheimer in Alton, she survives.
Glen enlisted in the Army when he was 17 years old and served in the European Theater in Italy and was discharged in 1949. He worked at Laclede Steel in Alton for 16 years and 6 months and then for the City of Alton at the Parks Department as a Maintenance Supervisor for 24 years and retired in 1990. Glen volunteered for The Salvation Army for more than 40 years. He was also an Assistant Cub Scout Leader and Boy Scout Leader.
In addition to his wife, he leaves behind four sons and three daughters, Eugene and Regina Sackett of Alton, Sue and George Bridgeman of WV, Glen Jr and Jene Sackett of IA, Jane L. Auguston of Eaast Alton, Billy Sackett of Alton, Danny and Anna Sackett of IN, and Gracie Lang of TX; a brother Byron and Darlene Sackett, one sister Mary Carr of Alton; a special granddaughter whom he helped raise, Neta Sackett; 16 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a special granddaughter he helped raise, Jane Belle Johnson; a brother Daniel Sackett; and a sister Josephine Pennock.
—Find a Grave, unsourced
Violet L. Sackett, 92, passed away at 6:14 am, Tuesday, February 21, 2023, at Alton Memorial Hospital.
She was born on September 5, 1930, in Centralia, IL the daughter of Harold J. and Louise B. (Bauer) Meisenheimer. Violet married Glen Sackett on March 18, 1950, in Alton, IL. He preceded her in death December 23, 2011.
In her younger years Violet worked at the Catholic Orphanage, where she developed her love for Cardinals Baseball. She then started volunteering and helping out at Salvation Army. She enjoyed baking, gardening and watching the birds and squirrels. She will be remembered as wonderful mother and amazing caring woman.
She leaves behind four sons and three daughters, Eugene and Regina Sackett of Alton, Sue and George Bridgeman of WV, Glen Jr. and Jene Sackett of IA, Jane L. Augustson of East Alton, Billy Sackett (Maurita Sackett) of Caseyville, IL, Danny and Anna Sackett of IN, and Gracie and Rick Fischback of TX; sisters, Alice Clayton and Marilyn King; sister-in-law, Alvie Meisenheimer and several grandchildren, great grandchildren and one great-great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a special granddaughter, Jane Belle Johnson; two brothers, Harold Meisenheimer and John Michael Meisenheimer; and sister, Laura Bridgeman.
Per her wishes cremation rites were accorded.
A Memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2023, from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at the Elias Kallal and Schaaf Funeral home in Alton, IL.
Memorials may be made to Cardinals Care.
Online condolences and guest book may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com
—advantagenews.com, Alton, IL, 24 Feb 2023
Notes & Citations
- Find a Grave.
- "Social Security Death Index" (Ancestry transcript), "Glen A Sackett, b. 8 Feb 1928, d. 23 Dec 2011, SSN 334-22-9442 issued IL, residence."
- "U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1701-1970" (Ancestry image), "Meisenheimer, Violet, b. 5 Sep 1935 [sic: 1930], bp. College Avenue Presbyterian Church, Alton, 14 Jun 1936, father Harold Meisenheimer, mother Louise Meisenheimer."
- 1930 United States Federal Census
Roll: 520; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0018; Image: 132.0; FHL microfilm: 2340255
Main Street, Crescent City, Iroquois County, Illinois, 2 Apr 1930
Sackett, Jonathan H, head, home rented $6 pm, 34, m. at 26, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL, laborer, road construction
Sackett, Jane B, wife, 33, m. at 25, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
Sackett, Daniel W, son, 7, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
Sackett, Josephine L, dau, 6, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
Sackett, Byron E, son, 4, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
Sackett, Glen A, son, 2, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL.
- 1940 United States Federal Census
Roll m-t0627-00868, p 5B, ED 75-14
Hadley, Pike County, Illinois, 15 Apr 1940
Sackett, Jonathan, head, 44, laborer, farm, b. IL, home rented, $5
Sackett, Jane, wife, 43, b. IL
Sackett, Daniel, son, 18, b. IL
Sackett, Josephine, daughter, 16, b. IL
Sackett, Byron, son, 14, b. IL
Sackett, Glen, son, 12, b. IL
Sackett, Mary, daughter, 8, b. IL.
- "US World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938–1946" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Glen A, single, without dependents, b. Illinois, 1928, res Madison, Illinois, educ 2 years of high school, occ Tinsmiths, coppersmiths, and sheet metal workers, enlisted East St Louis, Illinois, 5 Feb 1946, rank Private, branch Signal Corps."
|Sackett line||9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet|
|Charts||Line 3a (American)|
|Last Edited||24 Feb 2023|