Dale D. “Jack” Jackson, age 83, of Cosmos, Minnesota, passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018, at his home in Cosmos.
Memorial Services will be held Saturday, January 20, 2018, 2:00 P.M., at the Rosendale United Methodist Church in Atwater, Minnesota (rural Cosmos) with interment following in the Church Cemetery.
A gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday, January 20, 2018, from 12:00 to 2:00 P.M. (two hours prior) all at the church.
Dale Dwight “Jack” Jackson was born on May 23, 1934, in Lake Elizabeth Township, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota. He was the son of Grant and Viola (Smoldt) Jackson. He received his elementary education at country school and furthered his education in Atwater.
On June 28, 1981, Jack was united in marriage to Kathryn Anderson at Peace Lutheran Church in Cosmos, Minnesota. Jack and Kathryn resided in Cosmos their entire married life. He and Kathryn shared 36 years of marriage.
Jack was a construction worker in his younger years and for many years was a self-employed tree remover and he also did snow removal and custom lawn mowing and hauled scrap iron. For many years Jack raised and sold garden produce in Cosmos.
Jack enjoyed John Deere Tractors and gardening. He loved the outdoors, his animals and loved visiting with family and friends. Jack was always known to give everyone their own special nickname. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family, grandchildren, great grandchildren, step grandchildren, step great grandchildren and friends.
Jack passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 14, 2018, at his home in Cosmos at the age of 83 years.
Blessed be his memory.
Jack is survived by his:
Spouse, Kathryn Jackson of Cosmos, MN,
Children, David Jackson of Dassel, MN,
Randy Jackson of Dassel, MN,
Shari Johnson and her husband, Brad of Hutchinson, MN,
Brenda Jackson and her special friend, Leon of Dassel, MN,
Becky Fisher and her husband, Tim of International Falls, MN,
Jeff Bruce and his wife, Sue of Brainerd, MN;
Step Children, Shirley Reinert of Cosmos, MN,
Larry Jackson and his wife, Karen of Cosmos, MN,
Shelley DeLeeuw and her husband, James of Cosmos, MN;
Several Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, Step Grandchildren, Step Great Grandchildren;
Siblings, Sharon Litzau and her husband, Richard of Atwater, MN,
Dennis Jackson and his wife, Sandra of Kasota, MN,
Perry Jackson and his wife, Jill of Dassel, MN,
Darrel Jackson and his special friend, Joann of Cosmos, MN;
Nieces, Nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Jack is preceded in death by his Parents, Grant and Viola Jackson; Children, Patti Jo Jackson and Greg Jackson; Step Children, Lyle Jackson and Sherlyn McCarthy; Step Grandson, Caleb Roufs; Brothers, Kenneth, Lloyd, Wayne, Danny, Myles and Alan; Sisters, Shirley, Barbara, Karen and Joyce.