Obit: Jackson, Cecelia G. (1883 - 1963)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Jackson, Davidson, Sorenson, Warner, Erickson, Jorenby, Dyre, Myhrwold


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) July 11, 1963


Jackson, Cecelia G. (21 January 1883 - 2 July 1963)


Mrs. Cecelia G. Jackson, 80, of Greenwood, died July 2, at the Bethel Convalescent home in Arpin, where she had been a patient 20 months.


Mrs. Jackson, nee Cecelia Sorenson, daughter of Julius and Marie (Davidson) Sorenson, was born in Longwood January 21, 1883.  She was married on March 23, 1907, to Louis Jackson in Longwood. They resided at Withee and Owen until 1914, when they moved to Longwood.  Her husband died December 13, 1929.  She continued to live on the farm in Longwood until 1936, when she moved to Greenwood.


She was a member of the Emanuel Lutheran Church in Longwood and of its Ladies Aid Society, and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Greenwood. 


She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Don (Lillian) Warner of Greenwood; six sons, Einar and Lawrence of Greenwood; Arnold of Milwaukee, Lt. Col. Gordon Jackson of Tampa, Fla., Lee of Marshfield, and Harold of Winona, Minn.; two sisters, Mrs. R. C. (Julia) Erickson of Winchester, and Mrs. Harold (Jennie) Jorenby of Hillsdale; 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.


Funeral services were held Friday afternoon in Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Greenwood, the Rev. Arvid Myhrwold officiating.  Burial was made in the Emanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Longwood.


Pallbearers were five sons, Einar, Lawrence, Arnold, Gordon and Harold Jackson, and a grandson, Harold Warner.


The Rev. and Mrs. Myhrwold sang, "What a Friend We Have in Jesus" and "In Heaven Above," accompanied on the organ by Miss Margie Dyre.



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