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Terry Jackson

Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Terry A. Jackson, 54, of Somonauk, Ill., passed away Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born Aug. 28, 1952, in Kennett, to the proud parents Bill and Jane Rhew Jackson. He was a 1970 graduate of Dexter High School in Missouri. He married Lorraine Finn on Sept. 30, 1972, in aurora, Ill. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving in Germany during the Vietnam War. He enjoyed working at Caterpillar for 36 years. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Somonauk. Terry Loved coaching boys basebell and girls softball and was a die-hard Cub fan. He had a great love for cars, especially his Mustang GT. His greatest love of all was his family and many friends. Terry will be remembered most for his wonderful sense of humor.

He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Lorrie; his parents, Bill and Jane Jackson, of Dexter, Mo.; one son, Terry A. Jackson II, of Plano, Ill.; one daughter, Jody M. Clark, of Plainfield, Ill; two grandchildren, Andrew Stonecipher and Haylee N. Jackson; his in-laws, John and Lorraine Finn; two brothers-in-law, Jack (Patty) Finn and Wayne (Sue) Finn; two sisters-in-law, Pat (Denny) Norman and Casey Finn and many nieces, nephews and friends. Terry will be dearly missed by all who loves him.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., today, Tuesday, Aug. 7, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Somonauk with Rev. Dennis Heaney officiating. Private graveside services will be held at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials may be directed to St. John's Lutheran Church, Season's Hospice or Open Door Rehabilitation in Sandwich.

For more information or to sign the online guestbook please go to www.TurnerBurkhartFH.com.

Turner-Eighner Funeral Home of Somonauk is in charge of arrangements.