Richard Eugene Sackett

(1921-1992)
FatherWarren Adnah Sackett (1899-1981)
MotherLuella Emily Gauthier (1901-1974)
Richard Eugene Sackett, son of Warren Adnah Sackett and Luella Emily Gauthier, was born in Coleraine, Itasca County, MinnesotaG, on 4 January 1921.1,2 He died aged 71 in Saint Louis County, MinnesotaG, on 11 October 1992.3,4,5,6 He married at Newport News, VirginiaG, on 5 November 1943, Eunice Mae Holm, a schoolteacher, daughter of John E Holm and Marjorie Sisler.7 Eunice was born in Argyle, Marshall County, MinnesotaG, on 25 July 19208 and died aged 89 in Grand Rapids, Itasca County, MinnesotaG, on 31 March 2010.8
     In 1930 Richard was living at Hawkins Avenue, Iron Range, Itasca CountyG, in the household of his parents Warren and Luella, and was recorded in the census as Richard Sackett, aged nine and born in Minnesota.9
     Richard served in the US Navy during the Second World War as an electrician's mate. He enlisted at Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MinnesotaG, on 29 December 1941 and served on the light cruisers USS Helena and USS Houston. He was released from service on 20 September 1945.10,3 He completed a World War II draft registration card a few days later, on 26 September 1945. He was aged 24 and was unemployed. He was living in ColeraineG and he named his father Warren as his contact.11
Richard Eugene Sackett (1921–1992), Itasca Calvary Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
(Src: Find A Grave, Bruce Aiton)

Children of Richard Eugene Sackett and Eunice Mae Holm

Not shown.

Richard Eugene Sackett
USS Helena (CL-50), month Mar 1942, "Sackett, Richard E, 638 10 16, rating AS V-6, enlisted Minneapolis, Minnesota, 29 Dec 1941, branch USNR, received 4 Mar 1942, from R/S San Diego, CA, for duty."
USS Helena, qtr to 31 Mar 1942, "Sackett, Richard E, 638 10 16, rating AS V-6, enlisted 29 Dec 1941, received on board 4 Mar 1942."
USS Helena, qtr to Jun 1942, "Sackett, Richard E, 638 10 16, rating Sea2cV-6, enlisted 29 Dec 1941, received on board 4 Mar 1942."
USS Helena, qtr to 30 Sep 1942, "Sackett, Richard E, 638 10 17 [sic], rating Sea2cV-6, enlisted 29 Dec 1941, received on board 4 Mar 1942."
USS Helena, month to 7 Dec 1942, "Sackett, Richard Eugene, 638 10 16, rating S2c V-6, enlisted Minneapolis, M, 29 Dec 1941, branch USNR, change rating, 1 Dec, to S1c."
USS Helena, qtr to 31 Dec 1942, "Sackett, Richard Eugene, 638 10 16, rating S1c V-6, enlisted 29 Dec 1941, received on board 4 Mar 1942."
USS Helena, qtr to 31 Mar 1943, "Sackett, Richard Eugene, 638 10 16, rating S1c V-6, enlisted 29 Dec 1941, received on board 4 Mar 1942."
USS Helena, sailing 11 May 1943, "Sackett, Richard Eugene, 638 10 16, rating S1c V6, enlisted Minneapolis, Minn, 29 Dec 1941, branch USNR, change rating, 1 May, to EM3c."
USS Helena, qtr to 30 Jun 1943, "Sackett, Richard Eugene, 638 10 16, rating EM3c V6, enlisted 29 Dec 1941, received on board 4 Mar 1942."
USS Houston (CL81), month to 31 Dec 1943, "Sackett, Richard Eugene, 638 10 16, rating EM3c, enlisted Minneapolis, Minn, 29 Dec 1941, branch V6, rec, 20 Dec 1943, RECSTA Newport News, VA."
USS Houston (CL81), qtr to 31 Dec 1943, "Sackett, Richard Eugene, 638 10 16, rating EM3c V6, enlisted 29 Dec 1941, received on board 20 Dec 1943."
USS Houston (CL81), qtr to 31 Mar 1944, "Sackett, Richard Eugene, 638 10 16, rating EM3c V6, enlisted 29 Dec 1941, received on board 20 Dec 1943."
USS Houston (CL81), qtr to 30 Jun 1944, "Sackett, Richard Eugene, 638 10 16, rating EM3c V6, enlisted 29 Dec 1941, received on board 20 Dec 1943."
USS Houston (CL81), 29 Aug 1944, "Sackett, Richard Eugene, 638 10 16, rating EM3c V6, enlisted Minneapolis, Minn, 29 Dec 1941, branch USNR, trans, 13 Aug, to EM Cla ss Center RS San Francisco, Calif, for inst."

Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 49893
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Ronald R Ulseth.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Death record.
  2. "Minnesota Birth Index, 1900–1934", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Richard Eugene, b. Itasca, MN, 4 Jan 1921, father Sackett, mother Gauthier."
  3. "US Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Richard, b. 4 Jan 1921, d. 11 Oct 1992, branch Navy, enlisted 29 Dec 1941, released 20 Sep 1945."
  4. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Richard E Sackett, b. Jan 4, 1921, d. Oct 11, 1992, SSN 473-14-8204 issued MN, residence Grand Rapids, Minnesota, 55744, county Itasca."
  5. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Richard Eugene, b. Calicaine, Minnesota, 4 Jan 1921, d. 11 Oct 1992, father Warren Sackett, mother Luella Gauthier. Listed Oct 1939 as Richard Eugene Sackett; 21 Oct 1992 as Richard E Sackett."
  6. "Minnesota Death Index 1908–2017", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Richard E, b. 4 Jan 1921, d. St Louis, 11 Oct 1992, mother Gauthier."
  7. "Virginia Marriage Records, 1936–2014", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Newport News, Virginia, 5 Nov 1943, Richard Eugene Sackett, 22, single, elec. mate, US Navy, b. Coleraine, Minn, res. 1033-27 St., Newport News, father Warren Sackett, mother Luella Gauthier; to Eunice Mae Holm, 23, single, school teacher, b. Argyle, Minn, res. 1033-27 St., father John E Holm, mother Marjorie Sisler. By Raphael A Weisenbach, US Chaplain, Catholic Church, HQ Newport News Command."
  8. Thurmon King's database.
  9. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0029; FHL microfilm: 2340837
    Hawkins Avenue, Iron Range, Itasca County, Minnesota, 4 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Warren A, head, home owned $1,000, 30, m. at 21, b. MN, father b. US, mother b. US, locomotive fireman, iron mine
    Sackett, Luella, wife, 28, m. at 18, b. IL, father b. MI, mother b. IA
    Sackett, Richard, son, 9, b. MN, father b. MN, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Warren, son, 7, b. MN, father b. MN, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Vernon, son, 6, b. MN, father b. MN, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Patricia, dau, 5, b. MN, father b. MN, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Allen, son, 3, b. MN, father b. MN, mother b. IL.
  10. "US World War II Navy Muster Rolls, 1938–1949", digital image, Ancestry.com, see attached service records.
  11. "US World War II draft registration cards, 1942", digital image, FamilySearch, "Serial T1935, Richard Eugene Sackett, of Coleraine, Minn, age 24, b. Coleraine, 4 Jan 1921, contact Warren Sackett Sr, Coleraine, unemployed, race white, ht 5-7, eyes brown, wt 150, hair black, complexion ruddy. Reg Grand Rapids, MN, 26 Sep 1945."
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