Stanley McKennon Sackett

FatherLeland Russell Sackett Sr (1893-1985)
MotherFannie McKennon (1896-1990)
Stanley M Sackett
Stanley McKennon Sackett, economist, son of Leland Russell Sackett Sr and Fannie McKennon, was born in Portland, Multnomah County, OregonG, on 28 July 1927. He died there aged 84 on 22 April 2012 and was buried at Lincoln Memorial Park, PortlandG.1 He married in PortlandG on 22 August 1948, Lurah Slocum. Lurah was born on 25 May 1926.2 She died aged 62 on 1 July 1988 and was buried at Lincoln Memorial Park, PortlandG.3
     In 1930 Stanley was living in Sheridan, Yamhill County, OregonG, in the household of his parents Leland and Fannie, and was recorded in the census as Stanley M Sackett, aged two years eight months and born in Oregon.4

Stanley M Sackett
July 28, 1927–April 22, 2012

Stanley M. Sackett, 84 of Portland OR, passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2012. He was born on July 28, 1927 in Portland, Oregon to Leland and Fannie (McKennon) Sackett. He was raised in Sheridan, Oregon where he graduated from High School in 1944. He received his BA from Oregon State and his MS from the University of Oregon. He had years of doctoral study at the University of Washington but did not complete his doctoral thesis, choosing active parenthood instead.

He worked as an economist for 25 years, initially for First National Bank of Oregon, which had become Wells Fargo by the time he retired in 1989. He married Lurah Slocum on August 22, 1948 in Portland, Oregon and she preceded him in death on July 1, 1988.

He is survived by his daughter Jane MacKinnon and sons Jeffrey Sackett, Jonathan Sackett, Timothy Sackett, all living in Portland, Oregon, and Daniel Sackett of Seattle WA; brother Russell Sackett of Ellensburg WA; thirteen grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

He was an avid reader, humanitarian, conversationalist and thinker; an inventive, generous, open minded, curious, philosophical, good humored, humorous person; and a good friend.

He was a lifetime member of Eastrose Unitarian Fellowship.

A Service of Remembrance will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday, May 20, 2012 at Eastrose Fellowship Unitarian Universalist Church, 1133 NE 181st Avenue, Gresham OR 97030. Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to Eastrose Fellowship or Snocap Community Charities.

Arrangements entrusted to Gateway Little Chapel of the Chimes in Portland, Oregon.

— Gateway Little Chapel of the Chimes, Portland, Oregon
Stanley M Sackett (1927–2012), Lincoln Memorial Park, Portland, Oregon
(Src: Find A Grave, Ernie Krewson)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Website Find a Grave.
  2. Death record.
  3. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Lurah S Sackett, b. May 25, 1926, d. Jul 1, 1988, SSN 543-22-2950 issued OR, residence Portland, Oregon, 97236, county Multnomah."
  4. 1930 US census, digital image,, Roll 1958, p. 3B, Enumeration District 0045, Image 400.0, FHL microfilm 2341692
    Sheridan, Yamhill County, Oregon, 11 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Leland R, head, home rented, $20, 36, m. at 26, b. OR, father b. NY, mother b. NY, agent, insurance
    Sackett, Fannie M, wife, 33, m. at 23, b. AR, father b. AR, mother b. MO, secretary, insurance office
    Sackett, H Elizabeth, dau, 8, b. OR, father b. OR, mother b. AR
    Sackett, L Russell, son, 7, b. OR, father b. OR, mother b. AR
    Sackett, Stanley M, son, 2 8/12, b. OR, father b. OR, mother b. AR.
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited22 Oct 2015

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