Robert Franklin Sackett

FatherCharles Alexander Sackett (1900-1968)
MotherMildred L Routson (1904-1975)
Marriage1947Eleanor T Callahan8
Robert Franklin Sackett, son of Charles Alexander Sackett and Mildred L Routson, was born in Greenville, Darke County, OhioG, on 31 December 1926.1,2 He died there aged 69 on 6 February 19963,4,5,6,7 and was buried at Greenville Union CemeteryG.9 He married on 7 June 1947, Eleanor T Callahan, daughter of Theodore R Callahan and Bertha Huisinga.8 Eleanor was born in Jewett, Cumberland County, IllinoisG, on 21 November 1925.9 She died aged 86 in GreenvilleG on 20 June 2012 and was buried at Greenville Union CemeteryG.9
     In 1930 Robert was living at East Main Street, GreenvilleG, in the household of his parents Chas and Mildred, and was recorded in the census as Robert F Sackett, aged three and born in Ohio.10
     Robert served in the US Army during the Second World War, enlisting on 9 April 1945 at Fort Hayes, Columbus, OhioG, and being released on 4 December 1946.11,12
     Robert and Eleanor were listed in the Greenville City Directory from 1950.13
Robert F Sackett (1926–1996), Greenville Union Cemetery, Ohio
(Src: Find A Grave, JudyS)

Children of Robert Franklin Sackett and Eleanor T Callahan

Children who are or may be living are not shown.

Eleanor, 86, Greenville, died at 4:33 p.m., at Wayne HealthCare Center.
     She was the daughter of Theodore R. and Bertha (Huisinga) Callahan. She married Robert F. Sackett, who preceded her in death.
     Surviving are two sons: Thomas F. (Kathy), Pataskala, and J. David (Paula), Gahanna; a brother, Donald, Houston, TX; a sister, Leonora Emery, Saratoga Springs, NY; five grandchildren: Mark Sackett, Todd Sackett, Holli Rousseau, Jennifer Sackett and Nicole Sackett; and seven great-grandchildren: Braydan Sackett, Ivy Sackett, Merin Sackett, Tyler Sackett, Lauren Sackett, Regan Rousseau and Reed Rousseau.
     She retired in 1986 from the Darke County Health Department and was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church, Greenville.
     A Private Graveside Memorial Service will be held at the convenience of the family with Pastor Peter Menke officiating.

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 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Death record.
  3. The Dayton Daily News, Dayton, Ohio ( image), 7 Feb 1996, p 14, "Deaths and Funerals. Darke County. Sackett, Robert F., 69, of 1009 Washington Ave., Greenville, Tuesday. (Zechar Bailey, Greenville)."
  4. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Robert Frank, b. Ohio, 31 Dec 1926, d. 6 Feb 1996, father Charles A Sackett, mother Mildred Routson. Listed Oct 1938 as Robert Frank Sackett. Listed 15 Feb 1996 as Robert F Sackett."
  5. "Ohio Deaths 1908–1932, 1938–2018" (Ancestry transcript), "Robert F Sackett, b. Greenville, Darke County, Ohio, 31 Dec 1926, d. home, Greenville, 6 Feb 1996, father Sackett, mother Routson, married, armed forces Army, emp. metalworking machinery."
  6. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index" (American Ancestors transcript), "Robert F Sackett, b. Dec 31, 1926, d. Feb 6, 1996, SSN 274-18-3370 issued OH, residence Greenville, Ohio, 45331, county Darke."
  7. "Ohio, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center Obituary Index, 1810s–2013" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Robert F, b. 31 Dec 1926, m. 7 Jun 1947, d. Greenville, Ohio, 6 Feb 1996, parents Charles & Mildred, spouse Eleanor Callahan."
  8. Obituary.
  9. Find a Grave.
  10. 1930 United States Federal Census, Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0018; FHL microfilm: 2341523
    East Main Street, Greenville, Darke County, Ohio, 7/8 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Chas, head, home rented $12 pm, 30, m. at 22, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH, driver, truck
    Sackett, Mildred, wife, 28, m. at 20, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Chas, son, 5 4/12, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Robert F, son, 3 6/12, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH
    Sackett, Mary L, dau, 1 6/12?, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH.
  11. "US Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Robert, b. 31 Dec 1926, d. 6 Feb 1996, Army, enlisted 9 Apr 1945, released 4 Dec 1946."
  12. "US World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938–1946" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Robert F, b. Ohio, 1926, res. Ohio, enlisted Fort Hayes, Columbus, 9 Apr 1945, rank Private, civil occ semiskilled chaffeurs and drivers, single, no dependents."
  13. "US City Directories, 1822-1995" (Ancestry image), Greenville, Ohio, City Directory, 1950, "Sackett Robt F (Elenor T) hlpr h532½ E 3d."; 1953, "Sackett Robt (Eleanor) lab h1012 Jackson."; 1957, "Sackett Robt F (Eleanor T) lab h1012 Jackson."; 1958, "Sackett Robt F (Eleanor T) lab h1042 Jackson."; 1960, "Sackett Robt F (Eleanor T) mach opr h1042 Jackson."
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Last Edited11 Aug 2019

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