Hansen-Spear Funeral Home – Quincy, Illinois

Claudette Sackett

Claudette Sackett, age 65, of 103 N. Chestnut, Mendon, died Friday, June 8, 2012, at 1:30 pm in her home.

Claudette was born May 15, 1947 in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter of David and Evelyn Niece Belknap She married George Rodney Sackett on January 13, 1976 in Quincy. He preceded her in death on November 25, 2006.

Claudette was a graduate of Quincy University. She taught elementary school in 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, IL; 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: 11:00 am Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with the Rev. Alvin Laird officiating.

Visitation: 9:00 am – 11:00 am, Tuesday June 12, 2012 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home

Memorials: Quincy Humane Society


Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

  1. Worked as co-worker with Claudette, she loved the residents at Veterans Home,she had a talent providing many varity of activities along with her accomplish piano & violin. Always smiling ,pleasant, enjoyed knowing your mom. Prayers will be lifted for strength to family.

  2. George, I have had the pleasure of visiting with your mother over the past several years. She was a very kind and caring person and will be fondly remembered. She thought the world of you. I will keep you in my prayers.

  3. George we are so sorry for your loss, always enjoyed our little chats on the porch.

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