Geneva A. Jackson, 91, of Escanaba, passed away on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Bishop Noa Home.
She was born on April 17, 1928 in Lady Smith, WI, daughter of Al and Margaret (Wick) Jakobek. Geneva graduated from high school in 1945.
On October 29, 1946, Geneva married Myron Jackson in Lady Smith, WI. They moved to Escanaba in 1954.
In addition to raising her family, Geneva worked at Christian Park Center as a nurse’s aid for 27 years before her retirement.
Geneva loved to bowl, dance, dine out and traveling with her special friend, Ann Kahl. She enjoyed old music with one of her favorites being Lawrence Welk. Her happiest times were when her family was together.
She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church for many years.
Geneva is survived by her children, Mylan (Lynn Brodersen) Jackson of Escanaba, Craig (Patti) Jackson of Bark River, Mark (Bonnie) Jackson of Menominee, Kevin (Sandy Ackerly) Jackson of Menominee and Vicki (Warren) Wandahsega of Bark River; 9 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren; two sisters, Elaine Gehler of Wisconsin and Pat Nelson of Minnesota.
In addition to her parents; she was preceded in death by her husband, Myron in 1989 and two great granddaughters.
Private services will be held with Pastor Dennis Meyette from Immanuel Lutheran Church officiating.
Burial will be in Gardens of Rest Cemetery next to her husband.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Harlie’s Angels, 438 Bond Rd, Castle Rock, WA 98611 which is a nonprofit organization with a vision to help others and to share Geneva’s great granddaughter’s, Harlie’s story.
A message of condolence may be directed to the family by visiting crawfordfuneralhomes.net.