Patricia A. Jackson, 85, of Mineral, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at Hillcrest Home, Geneseo. Visitation will be held from 5 – 7 p.m. on Friday, August 23, 2019, at Vandemore Funeral Homes & Crematory – Atkinson Chapel. Private graveside services will be held Saturday, August 24, 2019, at Mineral Cemetery, Mineral, IL. Pastor Larry Jourdan will officiate. Memorials may be directed to the Patricia Jackson Memorial Fund. Cremation rites have been accorded.
Patricia was born on February 28, 1934, the daughter of August and Julia (Bauwens) Haars, in Geneseo. She attended Atkinson schools. On July 25, 1953, in Fort Leonard Wood, MO, she married her sweetheart, William Jackson. Patricia was a homemaker and mother of four wonderful children. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, and especially loved spending time with her family.
Those left to cherish her memory include her loving husband, William; daughters, Julie (Marty) Ufheil, Lake of the Ozarks, and Brenda Jackson, Mineral; sons, Rod (Renee) Jackson, Mineral, and Loren (Val) Jackson, Annawan; 13 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, sisters - Helen Verstraete, Elizabeth Haars, Evelyn Betcher, and Arlene Halsey, and brothers - Vernon and Harvey Haars.
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