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Ethelyn Sackett

Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Born 7-30-1908 -- Died 10-16-2005

Ethelyn Sackett, 97, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, formerly of Waterloo, Iowa, died at Cedar Falls Health Care Center Oct. 16, 2005.

She was born July 30, 1908, in Finchford, Iowa, daughter of the late Isaac and Ethel Wilcox Corwin.

She married Howard Clarence Sackett on March 2, 1935, in Osage, Iowa. He preceded her in death in 1969.

She was employed as a switchboard operator for the telephone company before her marriage.

Survivors include two sons, Larry (Jean) Sackett of Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Richard Sackett of Cherokee Village; one daughter, Connie Schueler of Parkersburg, Iowa; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one brother, Lloyd Corwin and three sisters, her twin Evelyn Lillegraven, Myrtle Folks and Leone Bierman.

The funeral service was held at Garden View Chapel with burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery both in Waterloo, Iowa.

Memorials may be directed to the charity of the donor's choice.

Condolences may be left at www.kearnsfunealservice.com.