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Jacqueline Louise Kirkpatrick

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Jacqueline Kirkpatrick

LAUREL — Jacqueline Louise Kirkpatrick, 86, Laurel, died Feb. 26, 2023, at the Kinship Pointe Assisted Living, Wayne. Funeral Services were March 1, at the United Presbyterian Church, Laurel, with Rev. Charity Potter officiating. Burial was in Memorial Park, Sioux City, Iowa. Pallbearers were Lance Jacobson, Shane Jacobson, Wyatt Jacobson, Josh Allvin, Shelby Jacobson, DJ Kennelly, Anthony Kennelly, Andy Roberts, Leita Roberts, Cortnie Walker, Willis Hangman, Chad Allvin, Tiffany Parmley, Dan Gershon and Tony Gershon. Honorary Pallbearers were Andrea Allvin, Chris Allvin, Chris Beer, Kaela Allvin, Krystal Middleton, Mark Faith and James Faith. Visitation and a prayer service were Tuesday at the church and continued one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church.

Jacqueline was born Nov. 22, 1936, in Ainsworth, to Garold Earnest and Odetta May (Millard) Miller. She graduated from Ainsworth Community High School in 1954, and received her teaching certificate from Wayne State Teachers College. Jacqueline married Jerry W. Allvin Sept. 2, 1955, in Wayne. During their marriage they lived in Wayne; Ft. Sill, Okla.; Belden; Concord; Wakefield and Winside. In 1977, they were divorced and April 3, 1981, Jacqueline married James Dean Kirkpatrick in Norfolk. They lived in Norfolk; Sioux City, Iowa; and Sioux Falls, S.D. They were snow birds for 10 years living in Coolidge, Ariz., before returning to Carroll, and finally moving to Laurel in 2006.

During her life she worked as a teacher, a social and club news reporter for the Wayne Herald, a factory worker, photographer and was a cook at Northeast Community College. Most of all she enjoyed being a homemaker.

She was a member of the United Presbyterian Church, Al Anon, Spring Fling and was a former cub scout leader and 4-H leader.

Jacqueline is survived by three sons, James and Diane Allvin, Carroll; Joe and Jill Allvin, Wakefield; James D. and Donna Kirkpatrick, Dallas, Texas; five daughters, Joann and Robert Heckman, Plattsmouth; Jeralyn Allvin, Peoria, Ill.; Julie Gershon and Bob Larson, Oakland; Jill and Jeff Church, Knoxville, Tenn.; Susane and Jimmy Progue, Bossier City, La.; son-in-law, Kenneth Faith; brother, Larry and Janette Miller, Kadoka, S.D.; 29 grandchildren, 74 great-grandchildren, 12 great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James, Aug. 28, 2012, at the age of 76; infant daughter, Jeannette Allvin; daughter, Jody Faith; infant grandson, Kenneth Faith Jr.; grandson, Joshua David Gershon; great-granddaughters, Olivia Renea Allvin and Brenna Jacobson; and a step daughter, Sonya Kirkpatrick.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Kinship Pointe or to Hospice.