Newspaper Abstracts, Washington State

7 records

  • Spokane Chronicle, Spokane, Washington, 24 Jun 1931, p 15
    Miss Thomas Weds.
    Walla Walla, Wash. — Miss Mabel Thomas, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Thomas of Walla Walla, was married Tuesday to Manley B. Sackett of Pullman with more than 100 guests in attendance. The Rev. Paul H. Ashby officiated. The couple will go to Monroe in September, where Mr. Sackett will act as athletic coach at the high school.
    [Transcribed from image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Seattle Star, Seattle, Washington, 19 May 1947, p 2
    Last rites for Mrs. Sackett Set Tomorrow in Coos Bay, Ore.
    Private funeral services will be held in Coos Bay, Ore., tomorrow for Mrs. Beatrice Walton Sackett, wife of Sheldon F. Sackett, Oregon newspaper and radio owner who recently entered into an agreement to purchase The Seattle Star. Mrs. Sackett, 48, a member of the Oregon state board of higher education, died Saturday at McAuley hospital in Coos Bay after an extended illness.
    Death was caused by cancer.
    Born in Salem, Ore., of a pioneer Oregon family, Mrs. Sackett was educated in Salem schools and was a graduate of Mills college, Oakland. After teaching two years, Mrs. Sackett became secretary to the state superintendent of public instruction and later became executive secretary to three Oregon governors, I. C. Patterson, A. W. Norblad and Julius E. Meier.
    Invited to remain as secretary to Gov. Charles H. Martin, who succeeded Meier, Mrs. Sackett elected to return to private life. She was appointed to the state board of education in 1934 by Meier, a position she held continuously until her death.
    For many years she was the only woman member of the state board and had been vice president since 1940. She was an active member of the Episcopal church, the American Association of University Women and Phi Beta Kappa.
    She was married to Mr. Sackett Dec. 31, 1931, in Salem moving to Coos Bay in 1936. Besides her husband, Mrs. Sackett is survived by two children, Marcia Anne, 12, and John Walton, 9; her mother, Mrs. Mary E. Walton of Salem, and two brothers, William S. Walton, Salem banker, and Brig. Gen. Leo Walton, commanding general, U. S. army air corps at Orlando, Fla. Mrs. Sackett requested there be no flowers and the funeral private.
    Because of Mrs. Sackett's illness, transfer of the properties of The Seattle Star has not been made, but will take place within two weeks.
    Snell Pays Tribute To Publisher's Wife
    Salem, Ore. —(UP)— "One of Oregon's most talented and accomplished women has been called to her final reward," Gov. Earl Snell of Oregon said today in commenting upon the death of Mrs. Beatrice Walton Sackett.
    "Hers was a brilliant career, marked by high intelligence, loyalty to trust and duty, love and appreciation of home and fireside, and high standards of service to community and state truely unsurpassed," the Oregon governor said.
    "The passing of Mrs. Sackett is a loss irreparable to Oregon," he added.
    [Transcribed from image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Bellingham Herald, Bellingham, Washington, 3 Aug 1948, p 12
    Sackett Weds
    San Francisco, Aug. 3. — (U.P.) — Sheldon F. Sackett, West coast publisher and broadcaster, was to leave on a Hawaiian honeymoon today with his bride, the former Mrs. Evelyn Zingleman Schwabe, of Portland, Ore. The couple was married here yesterday afternoon. They will make their home in Piedmont, Calif., on their return from the islands.
    [Transcribed from image by Chris Sackett]
  • Spokane Chronicle, Spokane, Washington, 25 Jun 1954, p 24
    Miss Sackett Weds Treibel
    Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Treibel (Beverly Ann Sackett) left for California following their wedding recently at Millwood Community Presbyterian church.
    The bridegroom is stationed at Ford Ord, Calif.
    The Rev. Roy E. Howes officiated at the ceremony. Organist was Mrs. Jerry Naimy and vocalist, Miss Patricia Kennedy.
    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Manley R. Sackett, N4302 Argonne. She designed and made her bridal gown of embroidered organdy and lace over taffeta. Matching lace and pink rosebuds formed the headband for her veil. She carried a colonial bouquet of white Esther Reed daisies and pink rosebuds.
    Miss Janet Windecker in pink dotted swiss over taffeta was the bride's only attendant. She carried pink daisies and blue delphinium.
    The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Treibel, E8717 Alki. He was attended by Dick Cramer as best man. Ushers were Clarence Robison, LaFrance Smith and Cpl. Earl Sackett of Fort Lewis, brother of the bride.
    Brothers Light Tapers
    Tapers were lighted by Fred and Ray Sackett, brothers of the bride. Pink and white peonies, pink lupine and white daisies decorated the church and reception room.
    Assisting at the reception were Mrs. B. E. Edwards of Walla Walla, Mrs. John H. Thomas, Mrs. Hunter Darby, Mrs. Harriet Savage and the Misses Nancy Thomas, Pauline Thomas of Seattle, Pat Ramble, Joanne Stall-smith and Barbara Linda and Norma Naimy.
    The couple are graduates of West Valley high school. Mr. Treibel attended Washington State college for two years. His bride has been employed as a dental assistant.
    Among the out-of-town guests were G. H. Thomas, grandfather of the bride, and Nancy and Monte Thomas of Walla Walla.
    [Transcribed from image by Chris Sackett]
  • Spokane Chronicle, Spokane, Washington, 2 Sep 1968, p 2
    Publisher Dies of Long Illness
    San Francisco (AP)—Sheldon F. Sackett, 66, newspaper publisher and broadcaster with properties in Idaho, Oregon and California, died yesterday after a long illness.
    Sackett's holdings included the Valley Cable System of Twin Falls. He also was former owner of the World of Burley, now the South Idaho Press, in Burley.
    Sackett had been in poor health for several years. He entered the Pacific University Medical Center July 2.
    A native of Jefferson, Ore., Sackett is survived by three sons, David of Spokane, Wash,; John of San Francisco, and Schuyler of Piedmont, Calif.; a daughter, Marcia Ann Kimball of Berkeley, Calif.; four grandchildren and a brother, Leland Sackett, Sheridan, Ore.
    [Transcribed from image by Chris Sackett]
  • Spokane Chronicle, Spokane, Washington, 27 Feb 1989, p 6
    Manley R. Sackett
    Memorial service for Manley R. Sackett, 85, a retired Spokane high school teacher, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Millwood Presbyterian Church, E8902 Dalton, where he was a member. Thornhill's Chapel of the Valley is in charge of arrangements.
    Mr. Sackett died Thursday at Unicrest Convalescent Center.
    A lifetime area resident, he was born in Orient, Wash., and received his bachelors and masters degrees in sociology from Washington State University, where he was a member of the varsity wrestling team and the Gray W Club.
    Mr. Sackett began his teaching career at Monroe (Wash.) High School, where he coached all varsity sports. He joined Spokane School District 81 about 1947 and taught English and history at North Central High School and manual arts at John Rogers High School. He retired about 1966.
    Mr. Sackett was a member of Phi Delta Kappa education honorary, Scabbard and Blade military organization, Delta Upsilon fraternity and various educational associations.
    Survivors include his wife of 57½ years, Mabel; three sons, Earl Sackett of Spokane; Ray Sackett of Torrance, Calif., and Fred Sackett of Eugene, Ore.; one daughter, Beverly Treibel of Walnut Creek, Calif.; two brothers; one sister, nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    [Transcribed from image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Washington, 28 Jan 2003, p 29
    Mabel Sackett
    Memorial service for Mabel Ruth Sackett, 97, will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Riverview Retirement Center Chapel.
    Mrs. Sackett, a longtime resident of Spokane, died Wednesday. She was born in Clifton City, Mo.
    She began her teaching career in Walla Walla in a one-room school, and later taught in Albion, Wash.
    Mrs. Sackett taught kindergarten in the West Valley School District in Spokane for 23 years. She also taught summer classes at the Eastern Washington University campus and conducted workshops at Gonzaga University.
    She received the P.T.A. Acorn and the Grade School Teacher Distinguished Teachers awards.
    The Pasadena Park Elementary School playfield is named in her honor.
    Mrs. Sackett was a member of the national, state and local retired teachers associations. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Teachers Honorary, Association of Childhood Education International the La Gaiete Club, and the Millwood Presbyterian Church, where she sang in the choir.
    She was a resident of Riverview Terrace Retirement Center for nine years, and served as president of the residence board for two years.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Manley.
    Survivors include three sons, Thomas Earl, Ray Jr., and Fredrick; a daughter, Beverly Treibel; a sister, Leta Naimy of Spokane; a brother, Ralph Thomas of Walla Walla; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
    [Transcribed from image by Chris Sackett]