Rickels, Velda Mae

Rickels, Velda Mae

Female 1935 - 2011  (76 years)

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  • Name Rickels, Velda Mae  [1
    Born 10 May 1935  Jones County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Residence 20 Dec 1996  Marion, Linn County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 29 Nov 2011  Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Prairie Hill Cemetery, Monticello, Jones County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I55321  Sackett | Descendants of John Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2019 

    Father Rickels, Gerhard Frederick,   b. 28 Sep 1898, Castle Grove Township, Jones County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1968, Anamosa, Jones County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Sackett, Grace Annette,   b. 28 Sep 1904, Scotch Grove Township, Jones County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1996, Anamosa, Jones County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 26 Jun 1929  Anamosa, Jones County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children
     1. Rickels, Velda Mae,   b. 10 May 1935, Jones County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 2011, Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     
    Family ID F6178  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Tufts, Donald H.,   b. 20 Mar 1931, Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 2011, Marion, Linn County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F21215  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 May 1935 - Jones County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 20 Dec 1996 - Marion, Linn County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Nov 2011 - Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Prairie Hill Cemetery, Monticello, Jones County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 30 Aug 2019.
      Memorial ID 136403528
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/136403528

      Grace Sackett Rickels
      Birth 28 Sep 1904
      Scotch Grove, Jones County, Iowa, USA
      Death 20 Dec 1996 (aged 92)
      Anamosa, Jones County, Iowa, USA
      Burial
      Prairie Hill Cemetery
      Monticello, Jones County, Iowa, USA
      Plot Row 11 Lot #59

      SOURCE: THE ANAMOSA JOURNAL EUREKA...JANUARY 2, 1997...PAGE 7

      RICKELS

      A celebration of life for Grace Rickels was held 11:00 Monday morning, December 23, 1996 at St Paul Lutheran Church, Anamosa. The Rev. Jerry Egel officiated at the services. Interment was at Prairie Hill Cemetery, rural Monticello. Grace Rickels, age 92, of Anamosa, died Friday
      morning, December 20, at the Anamosa Care Center following a lengthy illness. Grace was born September 28,1904 at rural Scotch Grove. She was the daughter of Matthew and Bertha King Sackett. She graduated from Marion High School and later received her normal school training. She taught country school in rural Jones County before her marriage. On June 26,1929, she was united in marriage with Gerhard Fred Rickels at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Anamosa. The couple farmed their entire married life. In addition to being a member at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Grace taught Sunday and Bible School at, St. Paul for many years and also was a member of the Sarah Circle.

      She is survived by one daughter, Velda (Don) Tufts of Marion; one sister, Dorothy Frank of Wyondotte, MI and four brothers, Ellis Sackett of Marion, Willis Sackett of Walker, Leonard Sackett of Hopkinton and James Sackett of Cedar Rapids. She was preceded in death by her husband Fred in 1968; two brothers, Walter and Roy Sackett and one sister, Marie Hoch.

      Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church,Anamosa or Camp Courageous.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 30 Aug 2019.
      Memorial ID 81687667
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/81687667

      Velda Mae Rickels Tufts
      Birth 10 May 1935
      Jones County, Iowa, USA
      Death 29 Nov 2011 (aged 76)
      Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, USA
      Burial
      Prairie Hill Cemetery
      Monticello, Jones County, Iowa, USA

      Velda Mae Tufts, age 76, of Marion died November 29, 2011 at the University of Iowa Hospital.

      Services will be held at 11:00am Saturday December 3, 2011 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids. Rev. Phil Jorgensen and Lynn L'Abbe will officiate at the service. Friends may call starting at 10:00am Saturday at the Church. Internment will be at the Prairie Hill Cemetery in rural Monticello.

      There are no immediate survivors. She was preceded in death by her husband Don (Feb, 2011); her parents; grandparents and aunt and uncle's.

      Velda Mae Rickels was born May 10, 1935 in Jones County. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. She attended St. Paul Lutheran Church with her parents. Velda Attended county schools, before graduating from Anamosa High School. She worked at various jobs in the area. Velda Mae was married to Donald Tufts May 22, 1955 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Anamosa.

      They later moved to the Marion, Cedar Rapids area. They joined Our Saviors Lutheran Church of Cedar Rapids. Velda was a very active member in the church, and leader of the quilters group.

      Researched by Ted Smith

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S1799] Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 30 Aug 2019.
      Name: Grace A Sackett
      [Grace A Sackette]
      Gender: Female
      Race: White
      Age: 25
      Birth Year: abt 1904
      Birth Place: Scotch Grove Twp, Jones Co. Iowa
      Residence Place: Hopkinton, Dalawan Co., Iowa
      Marriage Date: 26 Jun 1929
      Marriage Place: Anamosa, Iowa, USA
      Father: Matthew Dunham Sackette
      Mother: Bertha King
      Spouse: Gerhard F Rickels

      Name: Gerhard F Rickels
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age: 31
      Birth Year: abt 1898
      Birth Place: Castle Grove Twp, Jones Co. Iowa
      Residence Place: Monticello Iowa
      Marriage Date: 26 Jun 1929
      Marriage Place: Anamosa, Iowa, USA
      Father: Harm Rickets
      Mother: Marie Catherine Himichs
      Spouse: Grace A Sackett

      Researched by Ted Smith


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