Vernon Walter Sackett

(1922-1994)
FatherWalter Edward Sackett (1892-1946)
MotherWilma Louise Nemnich (-1966)
Vernon Walter Sackett, son of Walter Edward Sackett and Wilma Louise Nemnich, was born in Marine, Madison County, IllinoisG, on 16 April 1922.1 He died aged 71 in IllinoisG on 18 March 19942,3 and was buried at Sunset Hill Cemetery, Glen Carbon, Madison CountyG.4 He married at the Methodist Church, MadisonG, on 25 November 1948, Lucille Emmons, daughter of Morgan Emmons and Myrtle Carter.5 Lucille was born in Granite City, Madison County, IllinoisG, on 9 November 1926.6 She died aged 87 at the St Louis University Hospital, MissouriG, on 28 July 2014 and was buried at Sunset Hill CemeteryG.4
     In 1930 Vernon was living in MadisonG in the household of his parents Walter and Wilma, and was recorded in the census as Vernon Sackett, aged seven and born in Illinois.7
     Vernon served in the US Navy during the Second World War in the rank of Aviation Machinist Mate, first class, enlisting at Robertson, St Louis County, MissouriG, on 16 April 1940 and being released on 17 December 1945. He was based at the US Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida.8,9
     Vernon completed a World War II draft registration card at Madison, IllinoisG, on 13 February 1946. He was aged 23 and was unemployed. His father Walter was next of kin.10
Vernon Walter Sackett (1922–1994), Sunset Hill Cemetery, Glen Carbon, Illinois
(Src: Find A Grave, Svensk)

Vernon Walter Sackett
USS Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla, month to 30 Jun 1940, "Sackett, Vernon W, 410-69-52, S2c V6, enlisted Robertson, MO, 16 Apr 1940, branch USNR, rec 1 Jun, 9th Naval District."
USS NAS Pensacola, Florida, qtr to 30 Jun 1940, "Sackett, Vernon W, 410 69 52, S2c V-6, enlisted 16 Apr 1940, received on board 1 Jun 1940."
USS Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida, qtr to 30 Sep 1940, "Sackett, Vernon W, 410 69 52, S2c V-6, enlisted 16 Apr 1940, received on board 1 Jun 1940."
USS Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida, qtr to 31 Dec 1940, "Sackett, Vernon Walter, 410 69 52, Sea1c, enlisted 16 Apr 1940, received on board 1 Jun 1940."
USS NAS Pensacola, Florida, month to 31 Mar 1941, "Sackett, Vernon W, 410 69 52, S1c V-6, enlisted Robertson, MO, 16 Apr 1940, branch USNR V-6, change rating, 19 Mar 1941, S1c to S2c V-6, USNR eff. 15 Dec 1940."; "Sackett, Vernon W, 410 69 52, S2c V-6, enlisted Robertson, MO, 16 Apr 1940, branch USNR V-6, tran, 26 Mar 1941, USNH Pensacola, FL."
US Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida, month Apr 1941, "Sackett, Vernon W, 410-69-52, S2c V-6, enlisted Robertson, MO, 16 Apr 1940, branch USNR V-6, rec 1 Apr 1941, USNH Pensacola, Fla."; "Sackett, Vernon W, 410-69-52, S2c V-6, enlisted Robertson, MO, 16 Apr 1940, branch USNR V-6, change rating 1 Apr 1941, rating changed from S2c to S1c V-6 eff. 23 Dec 1940."
US Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida, month Jun 1941, "Sackett, Vernon W, 410 69 52, S1c V-6, enlisted Robertson, MO, 16 Apr 1940, branch USNR V-6, change of rating 1 Jun 1941, Fr S1c V-6 to AMM3c V-6."
US Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida, qtr to 30 Jun 1941, "Sackett, Vernon W, 410 69 52, rating AMM3c V6, enlisted 16 Apr 1940, received on board 1 Jun 1940."
US Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida, qtr to 30 Sep 1941, "Sackett, Vernon Walter, 410 69 52, rating AMM3cV6, enlisted 16 Apr 1940, received on board 1 Jun 1940."
US Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida, qtr to 31 Dec 1941, "Sackett, Vernon Walter, 410 69 52, rating AMM3cV6, enlisted 16 Apr 1940, received on board 1 Jun 1940."
US Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida, qtr to 31 Mar 1942, "Sackett, Vernon Walter, 410 69 52, rating AMM3c V-6, enlisted 16 Apr 1940, received on board 1 Apr 1941."


Ruth Lucille Sackett, 87 of Granite City passed away on Monday, July 28, 2014 at St. Louis University Hospital.
     Lucille was born on November 9, 1926 in Granite City, a daughter to the late Morgan and Myrtle (Carter) Emmons.
     Lucille was a life long homemaker and a member of Nameoki United Methodist Church in Granite City. In her free time she stayed active by enjoying painting, square dancing, working crossword puzzles, watching Jeopardy and sewing. She will be remembered for her loving heart and the many special times she shared with her family and friends.
     She is survived by and will be missed by her son; Vernon Paul Sackett of Elgin, IL; daughter, Susan Lynne Sackett of Williamsville, IL; grandson, Jon Sackett of Elgin, IL.
     In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon W. Sackett, whom she married on November 25, 1948.
     Friends may call on Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. In celebration of her life services are Friday, August 1, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Tim Pate officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon. Memorials are suggested to Nameoki United Methodist Church.

—Find A Grave, Alvin Oglesby.

Sackett line10th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
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ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Susan Lynne Sackett.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Death record.
  2. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Vernon Walter, b. Marine, Madison, Illinois, 16 Apr 1922, d. 18 Mar 1994, father Walter E Sackett, mother, Wilma L Nemnich. Listed Jul 1944 as Vernon Walter Sackett, 29 Mar 1994 as Vernon W Sackett."
  3. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors, "Vernon W Sackett, b. Apr 16, 1922, d. Mar 18, 1994, SSN 353-22-0043 issued IL, residence Granite City, Illinois, 62040, county Madison."
  4. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  5. "Illinois, Select United Methodist Church Records, 1824–2009", digital image, Ancestry.com, "25 Nov 1948, Methodist Church, Madison, Illinois, Vernon W Sackett, of Madison, IL, & Lucille Emmons, of Granite City, IL. Minister CWC. Witnesses: Charlotte Williamson, John L Kraynak."
  6. Obituary.
  7. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0073; FHL microfilm: 2340277
    Madison, Madison County, Illinois, 3 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Walter, head, home owned, 33, m. at 24, b. IL, father b. US, mother b. US, clerk RR, SCRR
    Sackett, Wilma, wife, 26, m. at 18, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Vernon, son, 7, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Shirley, dau, 5, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL
    Sackett, Audrey, dau, 3, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. IL.
  8. "US Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File", database, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Vernon, b. 16 Apr 1922, d. 18 Mar 1994, branch Navy, enlisted 23 Apr 1940, released 17 Dec 1945."
  9. "US World War II Navy Muster Rolls, 1938–1949", digital image, Ancestry.com.
  10. "U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940–1947", database, Ancestry.com, "Vernon Walter Sackett, age 23, b. Marine, IL, 16 Apr 1922, reg. Madison, Madison County, IL, 13 Feb 1946, not employed, wt 175, complexion ruddy, eyes blue, hair brown, ht 6', nok Walter Sackett."
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