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Jacqueline Jean Clausing


Last updated 1/18/2018 at 4:01pm

Jacqueline Jean Clausing (nee Bowers) was born December 24, 1936 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin and died on January 3, 2018. Jackie was raised and attended grade and high school in Milwaukee. She attended Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin. Jackie was married in Milwaukee.

A Waukegan resident since 1960, she was active in the community through the Newcomers Club, Junior Woman's League, Oakdale School PTO, then a 25 year volunteer for the Lake County Court Services, an Advocate for LACASA and volunteer for many years.

Jackie ran the Catholic Charities Re-Sale Shop for two years and was the recipient of the 1988 Msgr. Holbrook Volunteer Award. Jackie was a part-time floral designer for many years. She was a past member of P.E.O. Chapter AP, Ex Libris Book Club, Waukegan Garden Club-Douglas Chapter, and St. Paul's Lutheran Church.

Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Gerald of Waukegan; son Jeffrey Clausing (Shelly) of Waukegan; daughters Jennifer Cribb (Jeffery) of Waukegan; and Joni Branham (Mark) of Fallbrook. Grandchildren include Matthew and Molly Clausing; Brittney, Jeremy, Spencer and Kelsey Cribb; and Samantha, Steven, and Dru Branham Bolakowski (Josh). Great-grandchildren include Ivy and Theo Bolakowski, Jade Cribb and Amelia Caseras. Her brother Jim Bowers (Kathleen) of Excelsior, Minnesota also survives her.

Memorials in Jackie's name can be made to The Alzheimer's Association or St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Waukegan. Private arrangements are being handled by Peterson & Patch Funeral Home in Waukegan, Illinois.

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