Duaine J Sackett

FatherDuaine Rolland Sackett (1901-1974)
MotherMarie Clarice Lawrence (1896-1972)
Duaine & Phyllis (VanTheemsche) Sackett
(Src: Daily Times, Iowa, 25 Sep 1950)
Duaine J Sackett, son of Duaine Rolland Sackett and Marie Clarice Lawrence, was born in Litchfield, Montgomery County, IllinoisG, on 30 September 1921.1,2 He died there aged 78 on 27 December 1999 and was buried at Cedar Ridge Cemetery, Honey Bend, Montgomery CountyG.3,4,5,6,7 He married first in St Charles, MissouriG, on 25 November 1942, Stella Marie Bethel, daughter of Ira Bethel and Stella Irene Linton.8 Stella Bethel was born in Gillespie, Macoupin County, IllinoisG, on 1 February 1924.2 They divorced sometime before 1950. Stella later married Virgil E Dey sometime after the death of his frst wife in 1976. Stella died aged 85 in Carlinville, Macoupin County, IllinoisG, on 21 September 20099 and was buried at Mayfield Memorial Park Cemetery, CarlinvilleG.5 Duaine married second in Rock Island, IllinoisG, on 24 September 1950, Phyllis Lorraine VanTheemsche, daughter of Fred VanTheemsche and Edith Putnam. Phyllis was born in Rock Island, IllinoisG, on 10 July 1928.10,11 She died aged 71 in LitchfieldG on 10 January 2000 and was buried at Cedar Ridge Cemetery, Honey Bend, Montgomery CountyG.10,11,12
     In 1930 Duaine was living at North Illinois Avenue, LitchfieldG, in the household of his parents Duaine and Marie, and was recorded in the census as Duane Sackett Jr, aged eight and born in Illinois.13
     In 1940 he was living at Walnut Street, LitchfieldG, in the household of his parents Duaine and Marie, and was recorded as Duane Sackett Jr, aged 18.14
     Duaine completed a World War II draft registration card on 16 February 1942. He was aged 20 and was living at 1303 North Walnut Street, LitchfieldG. His father of the same address was next of kin.15
     Duaine served as a Staff Sergeant in the US Army during the Second World War from 31 July 1942 to 26 October 1945.3,7,16,17
     In 1950 he was living at Rock Island, IllinoisG, and was recorded as Duaine Sackett, a sales clerk in a food market, aged 28, divorced.18
     In 1950 Stella was living at Osie Street, Gillespie, Macoupin County, IllinoisG, and was recorded in the census as Stella M Sackett, a secretary, a widow [sic], aged 26. Her sons, Robert, 3, and Denis, 2, were living with her.19

Rock Island City Directory

1949Sackett Duaine J clk Natl Tea r1517 7th (RI)
1951Sackett Duaine J (Phyllis L) slsmn Natl Tea (Btndf) h929½ 14½ (RI)
Sackett Phyllis Mrs window trimmer J J Newberry Co r929½ 14½ (RI)
1955Sackett Duaine (Phyllis L) dept mgr Natl Food Stores (Dav) h929½ 14½ (RI)
Sackett Phyllis L Mrs window trmr Newberry's r929½ 14½ (RI)
Duaine J Sackett (1921–1999), Cedar Ridge Cemetery, Honey Bend, Illinois
(Src: Find a Grave, Diane & John)
Stella Marie (Bethel) Sackett
(Src: Find a Grave, Sherry)

Children of Duaine J Sackett and Stella Marie Bethel (excluding living)

Phyllis Van Theemsche, D. S. Sackett, Jr., To Wed; Bride-Elect Feted
The First Baptist church. Rock Island, will be the scene Sunday of the marriage of Miss Phyllis Lorraine Van Theemsche and Duaine S. Sackett, Jr. The ceremony will be performed at 2:30 p. m. and a reception in the Moose home, Rock Island, will be from 4 to 10 p.m. Hugo Beckman's orchestra will play for dancing from 5 to 9 p. m.
     No invitations are being sent but all friends and relatives are welcome to attend both the service and reception.
     Parents of the betrothed couple are Messrs. and Mesdames Fred Van Theemsche, 1627 Fourteenth street, Rock Island, and Duaine S. Sackett, Litchfield, Ill.
     The bride-elect has been honored at several prenuptial events recently. Mrs. Vila Rea, Edgewater place, Rock Island, was hostess at a linen shower. Mesdames Hazel Seaton and Jane Cooper entertained at a miscellaneous shower in the former's home, 4422 Ninth street, Rock Island, and the bride-elect received miscellaneous gifts at a party in the home of Mrs. Ray J. Griff, 4005 Eighteenth avenue, Rock Island, when Mrs. Charles E. Van Theemsche was the assisting hostess.

The Rock Island Argus, Rock Island, Illinois, 22 Sep 1950, p 21

Wed Sunday — Miss Phyllis Lorraine VanTheemsche, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred VanTheemsche, 1627 Fourteenth street, Rock Island, became the bride of Duaine J. Sackett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Duaine S. Sackett, Litchfield, Ill., at 2:30 p. m. Sunday in the First Baptist church, Rock Island. Rev. Vernon MacNeill officiated.
     The bride, given in marriage by her brother, Charles E. VanTheemsche, wore a gown of lace and net over satin, fashioned with a long train. Her fingertip length veil fell from a tiara of seed pearls, and she carried a bouquet of white carnations.
     Mrs. Charles Brotherton, Washington, Ia., sister of the bride, served as matron of honor. Mrs. Al Cooper, Rock Island, was bridesmatron and Miss Pauline Oches was bridesmaid. Ginny D. Nierengarten, Rock Island, was flower girl, and Johnnie Kisk, Rock Island, was ringbearer.
     Charles Brotherton was best man. Guests were seated by Thomas Martzahn, Davenport, and Clifford Schade, Rock Island.
     A reception for 200 guests was held from 4 to 10 p. m. at the Moose home, Rock Island. For traveling on a short wedding trip, the bride chose a blue suit with blue accessories.
     Mrs. Sackett attended Rock Island high school and is employed at J. J. Newberry Co., Rock Island. Her husband was graduated from Litchfield high school and served three years in the army. He is employed at the National Tea Co., Bettendorf. The couple will reside at 924½ Fourteenth-and-a-half street, Rock Island.

The Daily Times, Davenport, Iowa, 25 Sep 1950, p 16

Duaine J. Sackett Jr.
Litchfield — Duaine J. Sackett Jr., 78, of Litchfield died Monday, Dec. 27, 1999, at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield.
     He was born Sept. 30, 1921, in Litchfield, the son of Duaine R. and Clarise Marie Lawrence Sackett. He married Phyllis Lorraine VanTheemsche in Rock Island.
     Mr. Sackett was employed as a radio dispatcher with the Litchfield Police department before his retirement and he also owned and operated Sackett Cab Company for several years.
     He was a World War II Army veteran having attained the rank of staff sergeant. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Litchfield and had served as a Sunday school teacher and youth counselor.
     Survivors: wife, Phyllis; two sons, Robert Duaine Sackett of Worlan, Wyo., and Dennis Lee Sackett of Peoria; a daughter, Linda Lee Fry of Chasks, Minn; three grandchildren; and a sister, Darlene Murray of Pana.
     Services: 10 a.m. Thursday, Plummer Funeral Home, Litchfield, the Rev. Gary Allen officiating. Burial: Cedar Ridge Cemetery, South Litchfield.

The State Journal Register, Springfield, IL, 28 Dec 1999, p 32

Phyllis L. Sackett
Litchfield — Phyllis Lorraine Sackett, 71, of Litchfield died Monday, Jan. 10, 2000, in her home.
     She was born July 10, 1928, in Rock Island, the daughter of Fred and Edith Putman VanTheemsche. She married Duaine J. Sackett Jr. in Rock Island; he preceded her in death in 1999.
     Mrs. Sackett, a homemaker, was a high school graduate. She worked at J.J. Newberry Co. in Rock Island as a sign painter, designed window displays and was a dispatcher for Sackett Cab Co., the family business.
     Survivors: two stepsons, Robert Duaine Sackett of Worlan, Wyo., and Dennis Lee Sackett of Normal; a daughter, Linda Lee (husband, Richard) Frey of Chasksa, Minn; five grandchildren; and a brother, Charles (wife, Irene) VanTheemsche of Rock Island.
     Services: 10 a.m. today, Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield, the Rev. Gary Allen officiating. Burial: Cedar Ridge Cemetery in Honey Bend.

The State Journal Register, Springfield, IL, 13 Jan 2000, p 34

Carlinville — Stella Marie Dey, 85, of Carlinville, died Monday evening, September 21, 2009, at Carlinville Area Hospital.
     Survivors: son, Denis Sackett (Michelle) of Bloomington, IL; daughter, Diana Joiner (Greg) of Carlinville, IL; daughter-in-Law, Donna Burnett (Jerry) of Girard, IL; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
     She was preceded in death by parents, 4 brothers; and son, Robert Duaine Sackett.
     Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 23 at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home in Carlinville, IL.
     Eastern Star rities will be held at 7:00 p.m.
     Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 24, 2009, at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home.
     She will be laid to rest at Mayfield Memorial Park Cemetery in Carlinville, IL.
     Memorials may be made to the Carlinville Seniors Citizens Center or Carlinville Area Hospital Building Fund.

The State Journal-Register, 23 Sep 2009

 Notes & Citations

  1. Draft.
  2. Death record.
  3. "US Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Duaine J, b. 30 Sep 1921, d. 27 Dec 1999, branch ARMY, enlisted 31 Jul 1942, discharged 26 Oct 1945."
  4. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Duaine Junior, b. Litchfield M, Illinois, 30 Sep 1921, d. 27 Dec 1999, father Duaine R Sackett, mother Marie Lawerence. Jun 1941 listed as Duaine Junior Sackett; 11 Jan 2000 listed as Duaine J Sackett."
  5. Find a Grave.
  6. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index" (American Ancestors transcript), "Duaine J Sackett, b. Sep 30, 1921, d. Dec 27, 1999, SSN 348-18-2393 issued IL, residence Litchfield, Illinois, 62056, county Montgomery."
  7. "U.S. Veterans Gravesites" (Ancestry transcript), "Duaine J Sackett Jr, b. 30 Sep 1921, d. 27 Dec 1999, aged 78, bur. Cedar Ridge Cemetery, Honey Bend, IL Litchfield, IL 62056, notes: S Sgt US Army World War II."
  8. "Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805–2002" (Ancestry image), "25 Nov 1942, at St Charles, St Charles County, MO, Duaine J Sackett, of Litchfield, Montgomery County, IL, 21+, & Stella M Bethel, of Gillespie, Macoupin County, IL, 18+. License."
  9. "Social Security Death Index" (Ancestry transcript), "Stella M. Dey, b. 1 Feb 1924, d. 21 Sep 2009, SSN 357-18-3008 issued IL, residence 62626, Carlinville, Macoupin, Illinois."
  10. Obituary.
  11. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007", "Vantheemsche, Phyllis Lorraine, b. Rock Island, Illinois, 10 Jul 1928, d. 10 Jan 2000, father Fred Vantheemsche, mother Edith Putnam. Oct 1944 listed as Phyllis Lorraine Vantheemsche; Aug 1951 listed as Phyllis Lorraine Sackett; 20 Jan 2000 listed as Phyllis L Sackett."
  12. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", "Phyllis L. Sackett, b. 10 Jul 1928, d. 10 Jan 2000, SSN 318-24-5316 issued IL, residence 62056, Litchfield, Montgomery, Illinois."
  13. 1930 United States Federal Census, Page 7A, Enumeration District 0039, FHL microfilm 2340280
    N. Illinois Avenue, Litchfield, Montgomery County, Illinois, 17 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Duane, head, 29, m. at 21, barber, own shop, b. IL, father b. United States, mother b. IL, home owned, $3500
    Sackett, Marie, wife, 29, m. at 21, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Duane Jr, son, 8, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Darlene Marie, daughter, 1 5/12, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Lawrence, Agnes, mother-in-law, 75, wd, m. at 32, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. VA.
  14. 1940 United States Federal Census, Roll m-t0627-00860, p 1A, ED 68-36
    Walnut Street, Litchfield, Montgomery County, Illinois, 22 Apr 1940
    Sackett, Duane, head, 39, barber, private business, b. IL, home owned, $1000
    Sackett, Marie, wife, 41, b. IL
    Sackett, Duane Jr, son, 18, newspaper delivering, b. IL
    Sackett, Darlene, daughter, 11, b. IL
    Sackett, Loren Lee, son, 6, b. IL.
  15. "U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940–1947" (Ancestry image), "Duaine J Sackett, 1303 N Walnut St, Litchfield, Montgomery County, Illinois, age 20, b. Litchfield, 30 Sep 1921, nok Duaine R Sackett, same address, emp Paul Fite, at A P Gro, N State, Litchfield, race white, ht 5 9, eyes gray, wt 148, hair brown, complexion light, scar on right shoulder. Reg Litchfield, Montgomery, Illinois, 16 Feb 1942."
  16. "US World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938–1946" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Duaine J, single, without dependents, b. Illinois, 1921, res Montgomery, Illinois, educ 4 years of high school, occ Semiskilled mechanics and repairmen, n.e.c., enlisted Peoria, Illinois, 31 Jul 1942, rank Private, ht 68, wt 137."
  17. "U.S., World War II Hospital Admission Card Files, 1942-1954" (Ancestry image), "Duaine J Sackett, enlisted man, 22, admission Jul 1944, discharge Jul 1944, military branch Ordnance, diagnosis Bronchitis, acute, service 1 y 8 m."
  18. 1950 United States Federal Census, Roll 4081, sheet , district 81-132
    Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois
    Sackett, Duaine, head, 28, divorced, sales clerk, food market, b. IL.
  19. 1950 United States Federal Census, Roll 948, sheet , district 59-18
    Osie Street, Gillespie, Macoupin County, Illinois
    Sackett, Stella M, head, 26, wid, secretary, Union, b. IL
    Sackett, Robert D, son, 3, b. IL
    Sackett, Denis L, son, 2, b. IL.
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Last Edited3 Dec 2023
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