Alvin J. Jackson

Alvin Joseph Jackson, 76, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2001 at Hancock County Memorial Hospital.

Alvin, the son of Lewis and Selma (Jacobson) Jackson, was born November 28, 1924 at Kanawha.  He received his education in the Kanawha School and attended the Kanawha High School.  Alvin joined the U.S. Army and served for 5 1/2 years during WWII.

Alvin was united in marriage with Fern Kramer in 1947 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  The couple made their home in Chicago, Wisconsin, and Iowa before moving to Kanawha in 1971.  While living in Kanawha, Alvin was a self-employed carpenter doing business as Jackson Brothers Construction, he retired in 1986.

Alvin was a member of the Kanawha Lutheran Church where he served as a deacon and trustee.  He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them.

Alvin is survived by his wife Fern of Kanawha; four children: Glenn Jackson of Livingston, Wisconsin, Sharon Henson of Montfort, Wisconsin, Jay Jackson and his wife, Cheryl of Kanawha, Jodi Jackson of Kanawha; 8 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; six brothers and sisters: LeRoy “Red” Jackson of Clear Lake, Lewis Jackson and his wife, Ethelene of Kanawha, Marian Kraft and her husband, Kenny of Kanawha, Luetta Jackson Stoeckel and her husband, Jack of New Jersey, Paul Jackson and his wife, Kaye of Kanawha, and Vivian Waage of Goodell.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Stanley Jackson and two grandsons, Toby Jackson and Joshua Jackson.



Date: Saturday, June 16, 2001
Time: 1:30 pm
Where: Kanawha Lutheran Church
124 West Fourth Street, Kanawha, Iowa 50447
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