Emilie Jackson


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Posted Online: April 07, 2013, 7:48 pm
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Emilie Jo Jackson died on April 2, 2013, in Portland, Ore., at the age of 69.
Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at Gresham United Methodist Church, 620 N.W. 8th St., Gresham, Ore.
Emilie was born on June 29, 1943, in Moline, to Donald and Eula Diamond Jackson.
Emilie attended the public schools in Rock Island. She graduated from Augustana College, Rock Island. She was a member of the Black Hawk Hiking Club. She worked at Rock Island Arsenal as a quality control statistician. Emilie was a volunteer at a children's museum in Iowa. In Oregon, Emilie was a member of Gresham United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her sister, Susan and her husband, John Andersen, Gresham; niece, Rebecca and her husband, Erik O'Donnell, Los Angeles, Calif.; and nephew, Paulo Andersen, Portland.














 



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