Jane Maureen Sackett

FatherEdgar Harris "Ned" Sackett (1908-1981)
MotherDarleen Elaine Petersen (1923-2005)
MarriageDonald Eppley
Jane Maureen Sackett
(Src: Blair High School Yearbook, 1960)
Jane Maureen Sackett, daughter of Edgar Harris "Ned" Sackett and Darleen Elaine Petersen, was born in Omaha, Douglas County, NebraskaG, on 6 February 1943.1,2 She died aged 35 in Blair, Washington County, NebraskaG, on 19 February 1978.3,4 An autopsy report gave the cause of death as carbon monoxide poisoning. She was buried at the Herman Cemetery, Washington CountyG.5 She married Donald Eppley.
     In 1950 Jane was living in Tekamah, Burt County, NebraskaG, in the household of her parents Ned and Darleen, and was recorded in the census as Jane M Sackett, aged seven and born in Nebraska.6
Jane Maureen (Sackett) Eppley (1943–1978), Herman Cemetery, Washington County, Nebraska
(Src: Find a Grave, Luckie and PeeWee)

Blair Death Still Probed
Authorities are still investigating the Sunday death, apparently from carbon monoxide, of a Blair woman.
     Blair Police Chief Walter Groves said Tuesday afternoon that it would probably be Thursday before his office issued a further statement in the death of Jane M. Eppley, 34.
     Groves said Mrs. Eppley was in a car in the family garage when she was found by her husband, Donald, about 8 a.m. Sunday. He said the garage was closed, the ignition key in the "on" position but the car was not running.
     Two Eppley children, sleeping in a bedroom located to one side of the garage and slightly above it, were taken to a hospital by the Blair rescue squad where they were treated for apparent carbon monoxide sickness and released, Groves said.
     Acting Douglas County Coroner James Keenan said an autopsy done in Omaha indicated Mrs. Eppley "apparently died of carbon monoxide." Keenan said autopsies for Washington County are done in Omaha regularly.
     Services for Mrs. Eppley will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at All Saints Episcopal Church, 92nd and Martha streets in Omaha.
     Other survivors include her mother, Darleen Sackett of Omaha.

Omaha World-Herald, 22 Feb 1978

 Notes & Citations

  1. "Nebraska, U.S., Birth Index, 1904-1994" (Ancestry transcript), "Jane Maureen Sackett, b. Douglas, Nebraska, 6 Feb 1943, parent Edgar H Sackett."
  2. Death record.
  3. "Social Security Death Index" (Ancestry transcript), "Jane Eppley, b. 6 Feb 1943, d. Feb 1978, SSN 505-54-9964 issued NE."
  4. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Jane Maureen, b. Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, 6 Feb 1943, d. Feb 1978. Jul 1959 listed as Jane Maureen Sackett; Mar 1971 listed as Jane Maureen Eppley; 31 Dec 1987 listed as Jane Eppley."
  5. Find a Grave.
  6. 1950 United States Federal Census, Roll 5591, sheet 5, district 11-22
    Unnamed road, Tekamah, Burt County, Nebraska
    Sackett, Ned E, head, 41, cutting trees, saw mill, b. NE
    Sackett, Darlean E, wife, 27, b. NE
    Sackett, Jane M, daughter, 7, b. NE
    Sackett, Calvin K, son, 3, b. NE.
Sackett line6th great-granddaughter of Captain Richard Sackett of New York
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited24 Jan 2023

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