Wilbur Wilson Sackett

FatherFrank Alvan Sackett (1868-1953)
MotherIda M Wilson (1866-1929)
Wilbur Wilson Sackett, lawyer, son of Frank Alvan Sackett and Ida M Wilson, was born in Carroll, Carroll County, IowaG, on 11 March 1899.1 He died aged 91 in Spencer, Clay County, IowaG, on 8 July 1990.1 He married in Des Moines, Polk County, IowaG, on 19 October 1927, Edith Rose Murphy.1 Edith was born in Dubuque, IowaG, on 9 June 1901.1 She died aged 85 in Oceanside, San Diego County, CaliforniaG, on 16 March 1987.1,2

Children of Wilbur Wilson Sackett and Edith Rose Murphy

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Edith Murphy Sackett
Spencer, IA. — Edith Rose Murphy Sackett, 85, of Spencer, former commissioner for the Iowa Commission on the Status of Women, died of a heart ailment Monday in Oceanside, Calif. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mrs. Sackett had also been a teacher, served on the Drake University Alumni Board and was the wife of attorney Wilber W. Sackett. In 1969 she was named Iowa Mother of the Year and was inducted into the Iowa Women's Hall of Fame. In 1960 she and her husband were named Drake University Parents of the Year. Survivors in addition to her husband include three daughters, Elizabeth Fleming of Minneapolis, Sarah Eick of East Lansing, Mich., and Mary Coffman of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif; a son, Robert of Spencer, and 17 grandchildren.

The Des Moines Register, Des Moines, Iowa, 20 Mar 1987, p 23

 Notes & Citations

  1. Thurmon King's database.
  2. Obituary.
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited23 Dec 2022
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
31141 Wilbur Wilson Sackett

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