Geneva A. Jackson

Resided in Escanaba, Michigan
Died September 26th, 2019

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.

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6 Tributes to “Geneva A. Jackson”

  1. Mike, Craig, Mark, Kevin and Vickie. Your mom was a sweet lady with lots of spunk. I will lift a glass of wine to her tonight. Now ur parents can dance for eternity. May our Heavenly Father bless her with eternal peace.

  2. Thoughts and prayers with all the family. Hope you all can find some happiness with the many memories you have with her

  3. Dear Mike, Craig, Mark, Kevin, Vicki,
    The Jackson family was very much a part of our growing up years for the Swanson kids. Sat many of times on the front porch having conversation with your Mom. The streetlight in your yard was our home base for a lot of after dark games. Sharing a birthday with your Dad always made your Mom laugh when I would come over with a cake to share. Looking for your grandparents to drive in with their Rambler coming for a visit from LadySmith was always a big deal. The horses. Many many memories. Lots of good times you had as a family and I hope you can hold them close to your hearts.
    She now is at peace–You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Jackson family, our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. We have so many good memories with all of you. Your mother was a special lady and loved by so many neighbors.

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