Family: Sackett, Elmo A. / Risley, Ilene C. (F11483)

m. 1 Jun 1970

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  • Sackett, Elmo A.Father | Male
    Sackett, Elmo A.

    Born  7 Aug 1942  Billings, Yellowstone County, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Jun 1991  Anchorage, Alaska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  1 Jun 1970  [1]  Emporia, Lyon, Kansas, USA  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Sackett, Burley Thomas | F4597 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Leatherman, Sarahetta | F4597 Group Sheet 

    Risley, Ilene C.Mother | Female
    Risley, Ilene C.

    Died  Unknown   
    Father  Living | F17844 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Living | F17844 Group Sheet 

  • Sources 
    1. [S1619] (Reliability: 3), 13 Apr 2018.
      The Salina Journal (Salina, Kansas), 2 Jun 1970. page 6


      Irene C. Risley, formerly of from Kansas State Teachers 2166 Lewis, Salina, was united in marriage to Elmo A. Sackett, Pocatello, Idaho, Monday evening, June 1 at the United Methodist Church, Emporia, Officiating was Dr. Judd Henry Jones.

      Parents of the couple are Mrs. Lorena Risley, Nickerson, and Gene Risley, Wichita, and Mr. and Mrs. Burley T. Sackett, Billings, Mont.

      Mrs. Larry Patton, Emporia, and Meryl Isham, Soda Springs, Idaho, were the musicians.

      The bride's-chapel train gown, made by her aunt, Mrs. Glen M. Risley, was of silk crepe with an empire bodice of Chantilly lace with pearl accents. Lace appliques with pearls also highlighted the gown.

      Her illusion veil was attached to a floral-trimmed bow.

      She carried white daisies in a nosegay.

      Attending the bride were Lynne Anderson, Shawnee Mission, maid of honor, and Mrs. Mike Wise, Emporia, bridesmaid. '

      They wore empire frocks of aqua marine blue crepe, with miniature yellow and white daisies scattered through their hair.

      Yellow and white daisies also composed their bouquets.

      Best man: Rick Holston, Lake Tahoe, Nev. Groomsman: Forrest Newlin, Emporia. Ushers: Gaylord Risley, Emporia, and Robert Risley, Sterling.

      The reception was at Emporia's Ramada Inn.

      Mrs. Sackett was graduated from the Kansas State Teachers College, Emporia. For the past 2 years, she taught dramatics and stage crafts at Salina high school, where she also was dramatics coach.

      Her husband attended Eastern Montana college, Billings; Idaho State University, Pocatello, and Emporia State. He is manager of KBGL FM and TV, Idaho State.

      Mr. and Mrs. Sackett are at home at 1219 Merchant, Emporia, Emporia, until July, when they will make their home in Pocatello.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

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