MENDON, Ill. -- Claudette Sackett, 65, of 103 N. Chestnut, Mendon, died at 1:30 p.m. Friday (June 8, 2012) in her home. Claudette was born May 15, 1947, in Quincy, a daughter of David and Evelyn Niece Belknap. She married George Rodney Sackett on Jan. 13, 1976, in Quincy. He died Nov. 25, 2006. Claudette was a graduate of Quincy College. She taught elementary school in the Quincy Public Schools and served as the activity director for the Illinois Veterans Home for a number of years. She knew entirely too much about music and enjoyed playing the violin and the piano. Survivors include her son, George Sackett of Mendon; and three grandchildren, Clara Sackett-Swackhammer of Iowa, Hannah Sackett of Quincy and Caleb Sackett of Mendon. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, Quincy, with the Rev. Alvin Laird conducting. VISITATION: 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. MEMORIALS: Quincy Humane Society. ARRANGEMENTS: Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, Quincy.WEBSITE: www.hansenspear.com. Condolences may be expressed online at www.whig.com.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from June 11 to June 13, 2012