Lucille Evelyn Sackett, 89, of Cedar Rapids, died Friday, May 12, 2017 at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House in Hiawatha. Funeral Service: 1:00 pm Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories. A visitation will be held from 4-7 pm Monday, May 15, 2017 at Cedar Memorial Chapel Stateroom. Burial: Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Lucille was born July 28, 1927, the daughter of Lewis and Lenora (Willard) Dunkel, in Hopkinton. She was married to James Donald Sackett on July 31, 1948 in Savannah, Illinois. Together, they enjoyed traveling around the country in their motor home. He passed away in 2008. Lucille worked for Rockwell Collins as a Group Leader in the White Room for thirty-two years. She also worked retail at Sears for ten years. Lucille liked playing bingo and hunting mushrooms. She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Cedar Rapids. More than anything Lucille loved spending time with her family.
Survivors include her four children, Barbara (Gerald) Dessert, Gary (Jennifer) Sackett, Larry (Ava) Sackett, Joan (Wendell) Snow; eight grandchildren, Megan (Andrew) Brigger, Cristina Dessert, Benjamin Sackett, Daniel Sackett, Lukas Garcia, Rachel Sackett, Amanda (Austen) Fiala, Emily (Eric) Fritz; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Sackett; three brothers, Harlan (Marie) Dunkel, Louis Dunkel, Lyle (Mary Anne) Dunkel; several nieces and nephews; and very special friends, Debbie, Keith, and Gracie.
She was preceded in death by her husband; daughter, Sandra Kay Sackett; parents; three brothers; and one sister.
Memorials may be directed to the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House or the American Cancer Society in memory of Lucille.