William D. 'Willie' Jackson

Friday, April 30, 2010

William D. "Willie" Jackson passed away at Longhouse Care Center, Spencer, April 9, 2010.

Willie was born to William H. and Ida Belle Jackson Nov. 15, 1922, in Modale, Iowa.

Willie served in the U.S. Army during WWII, retired as a driver for Wynne Transport, Spencer, and was a 50-year Mason and member of the Clay County Post No. 3159, Spencer. Until his health failed, he enjoyed playing cards, pool, bowling and golf.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Delores; sister and brother-in-law, Esther and Scotty McCoubrey; brother, Harold Jackson; and brother-in-law, Dorance Hoss.

He is survived by his daughter, Linda Delaney, Fremont, Neb.; son, Rick (Dori) Jackson, Leominster, Mass.; sister, Margaret Hoss, Henderson, Nev.; brother, George (Sydney) Jackson, Modale; grandchildren: Todd (Carol) Hansen, Blair, Neb., Troy A. Hansen, Wausa, Neb., Tim Delaney, Arlington, Neb., Stephanie and Lauren Jackson, Leominster, Mass.; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.