|4/27/2013 6:00:00 AM|
Elsie Jean Jackson, 74, of Princeton passed away April 25, 2013, in Colonial Rehab and Nursing Center, Princeton.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Norberg Memorial Home, Princeton. Burial will follow at Prairie Repose Cemetery, Dover.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.
She was born Aug 31, 1938, in Ohio, Ill., to John Carl and Matilda (Miller) Erickson. She married Robert James Jackson on April 5, 1958, in Manlius.
She graduated from Bureau Township High School. She was a member of Dover Bible Church. She was a life long homemaker.
Elsie was a youth group leader at Van Orin Gospel Church for several years, was a member of Dover Women’s Fellowship and was a life member of Bureau County Fair.
She is survived by her children, Judy (Tim) Harris, Jerry (Patti) Jackson, Larry (Joan) Jackson and Loren Jackson, all of Princeton; grandchildren, Aaron Harris, Scott (April) Jackson, Bryan Jackson, Quille Jackson, Jacob, Aliyah and Ernie, Ben and Brody Jackson and Angelica and Julia Jones, all of Princeton, and Jennifer (Andy) Slivka of Chicago Heights; and two sisters, Alice Morris and Helen (Gary) Vaughn of Princeton, and one brother, Robert Erickson of Princeton.
She was preceded by her husband on Jan 17, 2007; one granddaughter, Mary Jackson-Knuth; brothers, Russell, Arthur and Jack Erickson; and sisters, Margaret Schaill, Martha Hoffman and Minnie Shipp.
Memorials may be directed to Dover Bible Church or Manlius Baptist Church.
If you'd like to comment on this article, please log in or click here to subscribe.