Newspaper Abstracts, Nebraska

2 records

  • The Lincoln Star, Nebraska, 2 Jan 1944, p 3
    Ashland man dies, wife hurt in crash
    Wahoo, (AP). Sheriff Clarence Hagstrom said Ray E. Sackett, 51, of Ashland, Neb., died of injuries received Friday night when his car apparently went out of control and crashed a half mile east of here.
    Mrs. Sackett, 39, who was with her husband, is in a serious condition at the Wahoo Community hospital, where attendants said she is suffering from possible internal injuries.
    Marshal Percy Blair said both Mr. and Mrs. Sackett were thrown from the car when it crashed.
    [Transcribed from Newspapers.com image by Chris Sackett]
  • Lincoln Journal Star, Nebraska, 7 Jan 1944, p 4
    Double services held for Sacketts
    Ashland, Neb. (AP) Double funeral services were held here Thursday for Mr. and Mrs. Ray E. Sackett who died of injuries received in an automobile accident near Wahoo on New Years eve.
    Sackett died in a Wahoo hospital an hour after the accident. Mrs. Sackett was transferred to an Omaha hospital, where she died Wednesday.
    Officials investigating the accident said Sackett apparently lost control of the car, which crossed a ditch and struck a tree. The couple was thrown thru the roof of the car.
    Surviving are seven sons and two daughters. The family had resided in Ashland for several years.
    [Transcribed from Newspapers.com image by Chris Sackett]

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