Jacqueline Louise Kirkpatrick, age 86 of Laurel, Nebraska died on Sunday, February 26, 2023 at the Kinship Pointe Assisted Living in Wayne, NE.
Funeral Services will be on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 10:30 am at the United Presbyterian Church in Laurel with Rev. Charity Potter officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park in Sioux City, Iowa. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm with a Prayer Service at 7:00 pm at the church. Visitation will begin one hour prior to services on Wednesday at the church. To view the video tribute or to send an online message please visit www.wintzfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Kinship Pointe or to Hospice.
Pallbearers are 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 are Andrea Allvin, Chris Allvin, Chris Beer, Kaela Allvin, Krystal Middleton, Mark Faith and James Faith.
Jacqueline was born on November 22, 1936 in Ainsworth, NE to Garold Earnest and Odetta May (Millard) Miller. She graduated from Ainsworth Community High School in 1954 and then received her teaching certificate from Wayne State Teachers College. Jacqueline married Jerry W. Allvin on September 2, 1955 in Wayne. During their marriage they lived in Wayne: Ft. Sill, Oklahoma; Belden, NE; Concord, NE; Wakefield, NE and Winside, NE. In 1977 they were divorced and on April 3, 1981 Jacqueline married James Dean Kirkpatrick in Norfolk. They lived in Norfolk, NE; Sioux City, IA and Sioux Falls, SD. They were snow birds for 10 years living in Coolidge AZ before returning to Carroll, NE 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 4H leader.
Jacqueline is survived by 3 sons, James and Diane Allvin of Carroll, NE; Joe and Jill Allvin of Wakefield, NE; James D and Donna Kirkpatrick of Dallas, TX; 5 daughters, Joann and Robert Heckman of Plattsmouth, NE; Jeralyn Allvin of Peoria, IL; Julie Gershon and Bob Larson of Oakland, NE; Jill and Jeff Church of Knoxville, TN; Susane and Jimmy Progue of Bossier City, LA; son-in-law Kenneth Faith, brother, Larry and Janette Miller of Kadoka, SD; 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 on August 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.