James Emory "Jim" Sackett
|Father||Lee Emory Sackett (1884-1952)|
|Mother||Della Frances Roscorla (c 1890-)|
In 1930 James was living at Cleveland Street, Milaca, Mille Lacs County, MinnesotaG, in the household of his parents Lee and Della, and was recorded in the census as James E Sackett, aged six months and born in Minnesota.5
Children of James Emory "Jim" Sackett and Joann Grenier
James "Jim" Emory Sackett, 91, of Foxboro and Danbury, WI, died Tuesday, November 24, 2020, at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Ft. Myers, FL. He was born in Milaca, MN on September 23, 1929, the son of Lee and Della (Roscorla) Sackett.
During the Korean War he served 21 months active duty with the United States Army, 809th Engineer Aviation Battalion. His military service also included eight additional years with the National Guard.
Jim worked as a Special Deputy for the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department starting in the early 1960s. He later worked as a welder/boilermaker for Fraser Shipyard from 1964 until his retirement in 1991. He was a proud member of the Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers & Helpers Union Local 117.
Jim was a valued member of the Tri-State Racing Association in its earliest years. He was an incredibly talented artist and was especially proud of the murals he painted at St. William Catholic Church. In his retirement, Jim wintered in Florida and spent his summers at the lake in Danbury.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Joann Grenier Sackett, and sisters Marginia Dodge, Eva Lee Ellison, and Rollie Strand.
Jim is survived by his partner of 20 years, Beverly Richmond; daughters: Della Marie (Stephen) Mackiewicz, and Teresa Ann (Edward) Flood; son, James Emory (Lori) Sackett; seven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
Burial will be in Summit Cemetery, Foxboro.
—Find a Grave, unsourced
Notes & Citations
- Find a Grave.
- "Minnesota Birth Index, 1900–1934" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, James Emory, b. Mille Lacs, Minnesota, 23 Sep 1929, father Sackett, mother Roscoria."
- "Minnesota, Marriages from the Minnesota Official Marriage System, 1850–2019" (Ancestry transcript), "16 Aug 1955, Pine, Minnesota, James E Sackett & Joan D Grenier."
- 1930 United States Federal Census
Roll: 1107; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0015; Image: 635.0; FHL microfilm: 2340842
Block 35, Cleveland Street, Milaca, Mille Lacs County, Minnesota, 2/3 Apr 1930
Sackett, L E, head, home rented, $25 p.m., 45, m. at 25, b. WI, father b. NY, mother b. NY, conductor, steam railroad
Sackett, Della, wife, 40, m. at 20, b. MI, father b. Eng, mother b. MI
Sackett, Marginia, dau, 7, b. WI, father b. WI, mother b. MI
Sackett, Eva L, dau, 4, b. WI, father b. WI, mother b. MI
Sackett, Rolley, son [sic: dau], 2, b. MN, father b. WI, mother b. MI
Sackett, James E, son, 6/12, b. MN, father b. WI, mother b. MI.
|Appears in||Sacketts in the Military|
|Sackett line||10th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet|
|Charts||Line 3a (American)|
|Last Edited||25 Nov 2022|