MORTON - Irene C. Jackson, 79, of Morton, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019, at her home.
Irene was born December 9, 1939, in Peoria, to George and Lucille (Higgins) Schubert. She married Robert Jackson. He preceded her in death on July 2, 2010. She was also preceded in death by her parents and two great grandchildren, Gavin and Camden.
Surviving are her children, Brenda Dassel of San Diego, Cali., Larry (Jennifer) Lundeen of Bentonville, Ark., Lori Lundeen of East Peoria and Michelle Rushton of Pekin; seven grandchildren, Jessica (David) Cagle, Jeanette (Jacob) Tweed, Caroline Lundeen, Tyler Lundeen, Kyle Lundeen, Korrina Lundeen and Kaleigh Rushton; five great-grandchildren, Kiersten, Logan, Sawyer, Everly, and Emmalynn; and two sisters, Barbara Walters of Pekin and Marjorie Foley of Renton, Wash.
Irene was a hostess at Cracker Barrel in Morton for over 20 years.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
A private graveside service will be held at Roberts Cemetery in Morton, with Deacon Kevin Zeeb from Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church officiating.
Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.
The family would like to thank the OSF Hospice caregivers, especially Pam, for the compassion and care given to Mom.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Autism Involves Me, 208 N. Walton Blvd. Ste. 9, Bentonville, AR 72712.
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