Jeanette Sackett, 86, a resident of Libby’s House, Chilton, formerly of Kiel, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2019 after a long bout with Alzheimer’s Disease.
The former Jeanette Spann was born Feb. 6, 1933 in Valders, daughter of the late Walter and Elenora (Schmahl) Spann. Her family lived in Valders, New Holstein, School Hill, and Plymouth. She grew up and went to school in Plymouth.
She then married Harold Stache in August 1949. The couple lived in Sheboygan and later moved to Plymouth. She was a homemaker and mother. They had six children together. They later divorced. She then married Clarence Sackett Jr. in October 1961. They resided in Sheboygan and later moved to Kiel. She was a homemaker and worked as a waitress. They had three children together. She then took a job with Sargento Cheese Company and worked there for over 30 years until she retired. Clarence and her later divorced. Over the years she enjoyed being a mom and grandma, shooting pool on a league, fishing, golfing, going out to eat, family get-togethers, and taking care of her kitties.
Survivors include her children, Mollie (Gary) Palmer of Oregon, Michael (Kimberly) Stache of Florida, Wesley Stache of Kiel, Carol (James) Schad of Manitowoc, Pauline (Randy) Bay of Colorado, Julie (Melvin) Hass of Kiel, Mary Hackl of Chilton, and Scott Sackett of Kiel; 19 grandchildren, Neil (Krystyna) Palmer, Erin (Lance) Van Ert, Melinda (Brian) Goodman, Ryan Stache, Benjamin Stache, Nicholas Stache, Katelyn Stache, Michael Ryan Stache, Patrick (Melissa) Schad, Tamera Schad, Andrew (Esther) Schad, Jamie Schad, Crystal (Eric) Neuschwanger, Jenny Bay, Brittany Bay, Matthew Hass, Adam Christel, Zachary Christel, and Adriana (Java) Scales; and 24 great-grandchildren.
Jeanette is further survived by her sister, Joyce (Joe) Adams of Indiana. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Rachel Spann; along with many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her two husbands; three brothers, Marlin, Myles (Betty), and Walter Jr. “Wally” Spann; her daughters, Susan (Bruce) Kannenberg and Laura Stache; along with many other relatives.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17 at Meiselwitz-Vollstedt Funeral Home, 815 6th St., Kiel. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, Plymouth. The family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m.
The family would like to thank the staff at Libby’s House, Chilton, for the care and compassion shown to Jeanette and her family.
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