John Leonard Sackett

FatherLeonard Noel Sackett (1915-1998)
MotherAnna B Kirby (1916-1991)
John Leonard Sackett
(Src: Jeffery Sackett)
John Leonard Sackett, son of Leonard Noel Sackett and Anna B Kirby, was born in Iowa City, Johnson County, IowaG, on 8 April 1936.1,2 He died aged 69 in Manchester, Delaware County, IowaG, on 22 April 20051,3 and was buried at Hopkinton Cemetery, Delaware CountyG.1 He married at St Luke's Catholic Church, Hopkinton, Delaware CountyG, on 20 January 1962, Patricia Jean Smith, daughter of Eugene Smith.1
John Leonard Sackett (1936–2005), Hopkinton Cemetery, Delaware County, Iowa
(Src: Find a Grave, Cheryl Moonen)

Patricia Smith Wed To John L. Sackett
Hopkinton — St Luke's Catholic Church provided the setting Saturday at 10 for the marriage of Miss Patricia Smith to John L. Sackett. The Rev. Leo O'Connell performed the service.
     Parents of the couple are Mrs. Eugene Smith of Monticello and the late Mr. Smith, and the Leonard Sacketts. The bride was given in marriage by her brother, Stuart Smith of Sterling, Ill.
     Matron of honor was Mrs. Glen Flannagan of Marion, sister of the bridegroom. Miss Mary Winicamp of Anamosa was bridesmaid. Serving as best man was Mr. Flannagan and as groomsman, Donald Chapman. Ushers were Dennis O'Rourke of Dyersville and Herman Hessing of Lisbon.
     A dinner was given at the Monti cafe in Monticello, followed by a reception for 200 guests at the Community hall in Hopkinton.
     The bride has been employed as a dental assistant in Monticello and the bridegroom, by Yonkovic garage here, where they will make their home.

The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 23 Jan 1962, p 8

John L. Sackett, 69, died Friday night, April 22, 2005, in Regional Medical Center, Manchester, following an extended illness. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, St. Luke's Catholic Church, Hopkinton, by Father John Kremer. Burial: Hopkinton Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello, with a parish Scripture service at 7 p.m.
     Thoughts, memories and condolences may be left for the family at www.goettsch      Survivors include his wife, Patricia; eight children, Jeff (Nyla) Sackett and Norma Sackett, both of Iowa City, Leonard (Jennifer) Sackett of Pasadena, Calif., Brian Sackett of Honolulu, Hawaii, Robert (Elaine) Sackett of Hopkinton, Jennifer Sackett of North Liberty, Alan Sackett of Marion and Daniel Sackett of Cedar Rapids; four grandchildren; and six sisters, Virginia Flannagan of Marion, Mary Soukup of Las Alamos, N.M., Charlotte Zumbach of Denver, Colo., Judy (Merle) Boeckenstedt of Manchester, Sharon (Mick) Jones of Independence, Mo., and Diane (Robert) Ray of Marion.
     He was preceded in death by his parents.
     John Leonard Sackett was born April 8, 1936, in Iowa City. He was the son of Leonard and Anna Kirby Sackett. John graduated from the Hopkinton Community Schools with the class of 1954. He then worked at Johnson Feed Mill in Hopkinton before serving in the U.S. Army for two years. John was employed by Wilson Foods in Cedar Rapids and later as a mechanic for Roy Yonkovic.
     John Sackett and Patricia Smith were married Jan. 20, 1962, in St. Luke's Catholic Church in Hopkinton. Over the years, John was employed by the DX Station, Bill Murray Feeds and Dircks L.P. Gas. He also operated a bulk milk route for Swiss Valley in Hopkinton. For 26 years, he was employed by Lewis Systems in Monticello. He retired from there in 2001.
     John was a member of St. Lukes Catholic Church. He loved to go fishing whenever he had a chance.

The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 24 Apr 2005, p 20

 Notes & Citations

  1. Obituary.
  2. Death record.
  3. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index" (American Ancestors transcript), "John L Sackett, b. Apr 8, 1936, d. Apr 22, 2005, SSN 479-38-7212 issued IA, residence Hopkinton, Iowa, 52237, county Delaware."
Sackett line7th great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
ChartsLine 4 (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Jeffery Sackett.
Last Edited19 Aug 2021
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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