Sackett, Dr. Mary Lou

Sackett, Dr. Mary Lou

Female 1949 - 2011  (61 years)

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  • Name Sackett, Mary Lou  [1
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born 12 May 1949  Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 20 Mar 2011  Hillsdale, Hillsdale County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried London Township Cemetery, London, Monroe County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I16038  Sackett | Descendants of John Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2016 

    Father Sackett, Lester Walter,   b. 11 May 1914, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1980, Petoskey, Emmet County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Miller, Helen Beeken,   b. 21 Jul 1913, Dundee, Monroe County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1996, Dundee, Monroe County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 1 Jun 1932  Monroe, Monroe County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 4 children 
     1. Living
    +2. Sackett, Dr. Mary Lou,   b. 12 May 1949, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 2011, Hillsdale, Hillsdale County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     3. Sackett, Sally Lillian,   b. 29 Dec 1941, Dundee, Monroe County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1942, Dundee, Monroe County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Sackett, Virginia Caroline,   b. 30 Dec 1946, London Township Cemetery, London, Monroe County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 2002, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     
    Family ID F6288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F14530  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F14529  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 May 1949 - Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Mar 2011 - Hillsdale, Hillsdale County, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - London Township Cemetery, London, Monroe County, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Street/Feature Village/Neighborhood/Community Township/Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Notes 
    • From Find A Grave Memorial
      Dr Mary Lou (Sackett) Sackett-Penn
      Birth: May 12, 1949; Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA
      Death: Mar. 20, 2011; Hillsdale, Hillsdale County, Michigan, USA
      Burial:
      London Township Cemetery, London, Monroe County, Michigan, USA

      From: The Monroe Evening News - 3/23/2011

      Dr. Mary Lou Sackett-Penn May 12, 1949-March 20, 2011

      Dr. Mary Lou Sackett-Penn died on Sunday, March 20, at Hillsdale Community Health Center of complications due to cancer. She was a resident of Hillsdale, was born in Ann Arbor on May 12, 1949, and spent her childhood in Dundee, MI.

      A memorial service will be held at Unity Church, 3385 Miles Rd, Jackson, on Saturday, March 26, receiving at 1 PM, service at 2 PM, followed by a gathering at the fellowship hall. Her remains have been cremated and will be buried at a later date at London Township Cemetery.

      Mary Lou attended Dundee Community Schools, received an associate of science degree from Monroe County Community College, and Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College in Davenport, Iowa. Recently, she studied website design at Jackson Community College. From 1980 until recently, she was a practicing chiropractor in Hillsdale. She also operated and taught at "Back to Basics Naturally" for the past few years.

      She was a member of Unity Church of Jackson, a volunteer for the Woman's Life Insurance Society, and involved with many organizations and service groups over the years. She had a variety of interests, prime among them her family, and also health and well-being, raw vegan nutrition, family history and genealogy, spirituality, gardening, quilting, science fiction, space exploration, the music of Elvis Presley, and 1955-57 Thunderbirds.

      She was a wedding officiant. She said that she became a chiropractor so she could help keep her family and friends healthy. Filled with sweetness and generosity, she loved and was loved by so many.

      She is survived by her husband, Michael A. Penn; daughter, Samantha L. Sackett of Hillsdale; son, Terry Lee Knoll II and his wife Angie (Colwell) of Muskegon; brother, Lester L. "Jack" Sackett and his wife Virginia Jonas of Cambridge, MA; four grandchildren, Kara Knoll, Zachary Knoll, Michael Smith, and Kayla Smith; a great-grandchild, Lilly Hargrove; as well as step-children, Nicole (Black) Benson, Chad Black, and Jonathon Penn; her Uncle Shurley and Aunt Evelyn Sackett; step-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, other family members, and many dear friends.

      Her mother, Helen B. (Miller) Sackett of Dundee; her father, Lester W. Sackett of Wolverine; sister, Virginia C. Roberts of Dundee, and an infant sister, Sally, preceded her in death.

      In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Unity Church of Jackson, Hospice of Hillsdale County, The Planetary Society, or Hillsdale Community Health Center.

      Family links:
      Parents:
      Lester Walter Sackett (1914 - 1980)
      Helen Beeken Miller Sackett (1913 - 1996)

      Created by: Kurt Johnson
      Record added: Mar 26, 2011
      Find A Grave Memorial# 67482284
      Headstone picture added by: Leta Knauss

  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com), Memorial# 67482284 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1225] GenealogyBank.com (Reliability: 3), 19 Mar 2016.
      Mary L. Sackett-Penn May 12, 1949 - March 20, 2011

      Dr. Mary Lou Sackett-Penn died on Sunday, March 20, 2011, at the McGuire Facility of Hillsdale Community Health Center of complications due to cancer. She was a resident of Hillsdale, was born in Ann Arbor on May 12, 1949, and spent her childhood in Dundee.

      A memorial service will be held at Unity Church, 3385 Miles Rd, Jackson, 49201, on Saturday, March 26, receiving at 1 p.m., service at 2 p.m., followed by a gathering and refreshments at the attached church fellowship hall. Her remains have been cremated and will be buried at a later date at London Township Cemetery in Monroe County.

      Mary Lou attended Dundee Community School, received an Associate of Science degree from Monroe County Community College, and Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1979 from Palmer College in Davenport, Iowa.

      In recent years she also studied Internet website design at Jackson Community College. From 1980 until recently, she was a practicing chiropractor in Hillsdale. She also operated and taught at her Back to Basics Naturally business for the past few years. She was a member of Unity Church of Jackson, the volunteer wing of the Woman's Life Insurance Society, and involved with many other organizations and service groups over the years. She had a wide variety of interests, prime among them her family, and also health and well-being, raw vegan nutrition, family history and genealogy, spirituality, gardening, quilting, science fiction, space exploration, the music of Elvis Presley, and 1955-57 Thunderbirds. She was a wedding officiant.

      She said that she became a chiropractor so she could help keep her family and friends healthy. Filled with sweetness and generosity, she loved and was loved by so many.

      She is survived by her husband, Michael A. Penn; daughter Samantha L. Sackett of Hillsdale; son Terry Lee Knoll II and his wife Angie (Colwell) of Muskegon; brother Lester L. "Jack" Sackett and his wife Virginia Jonas of Cambridge, Mass.; four grandchildren, Kara Knoll, Zachary Knoll, Michael Smith, and Kayla Smith; a great-grandchild, Lilly Hargrove, as well as step-children Nicole (Black) Benson, Chad Black, and Jonathon Penn; her Uncle Shurley and Aunt Evelyn Sackett; step-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, other family members and in-laws, and many dear friends. Her mother, Helen B. (Miller) Sackett of Dundee, her father Lester W. Sackett of Wolverine, sister Virginia C. Roberts of Dundee, and infant sister Sally preceded her in death.

      In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Unity Church of Jackson (www.unitychurchofjackson.org or the national church at www.donatetounity.org), Hospice of Hillsdale County (www.hospiceofhillsdalecounty.org), The Planetary Society (www.planetary.org), or Hillsdale Community Health Center (www.hchc.com).

      Information can also be obtained from the Hampton-Kurtz Funeral Home of Hillsdale (www.hampton-kurtzfuneralhomes.com, phone 517-437-0605).

      Hillsdale Daily News, The (MI) - Wednesday, March 23, 2011

      CITE THIS RECORD
      "Hillsdale Daily News, The", Michigan, GenealogyBank.com (http://genealogybank.com/doc/obituaries/obit/1362D59F340A99F0-1362D59F340A99F0 : accessed 19 March 2016)
      Mary L. Sackett-Penn May 12, 1949 - March 20, 2011


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