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Linda Diane Jackson
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Obituary for Linda Diane Jackson

Linda Diane Jackson age 71 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Thursday evening October 12, 2017 at the Sturgis Hospital.
She was born October 18, 1945 in Sturgis, Michigan daughter of the late Earl and Helen (Culver) Weaver.
Linda was a lifelong Sturgis resident and a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1963.
In September of 1965 she married Duane H. Hout, Sr. He died July 4, 1973. On August 23, 1975 she married John Jackson at the Sturgis Church of the Nazarene.
Linda had been employed as church secretary at the Sturgis Church of the Nazarene for 10 years and had also worked at Greenfield Research in Howe, Indiana for several years.
She was a longtime active member of the Sturgis Church of the Nazarene where she served on the church board for over 20 years.
Linda enjoyed ceramics, working in her yard, flower gardening and reading.
She is survived by her husband: John; two sons: Duane (Chris) Hout, Jr. of Sturgis and Monte (Janet) Hout of Colorado; five grandchildren: Kevin (Bri) Hout, Courtney (Allan) Chappel, Joshua Hout, Caleb (Cassandra) Hout and Jacelynn (Michael) Hay; three great grandchildren; one brother: Brian (Naomi) Weaver of Jacksonville, Florida; one sister: Barbara Estelle of Mongo, Indiana and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband and one son: Rodney Hout.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. Tuesday at the Sturgis Church of the Nazarene, 70031 S. Lakeview St. in Sturgis. Funeral services celebrating the life of Linda Jackson will be held at 10:00 A.M., Wednesday at the church. The Rev. John Shoup will officiate. A graveside committal will follow the service at the Brighton Cemetery in Brighton, Indiana.
The Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331 is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Linda’s memory consider the Sturgis Church of the Nazarene, 70031 S. Lakeview St., Sturgis, MI 49091 or the American Cancer Society, 1400 W. Milham Ave., Portage, MI 49024 or the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2265 Livernois Rd., Suite 410, Troy, MI 48083.
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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sturgis Church of the Nazarene

70031 S. Lakeview Road
Sturgis, Michigan 49091





10:00 AM
Sturgis Church of the Nazarene

70031 S. Lakeview Road
Sturgis, Michigan 49091

Cemetery Details


Brighton Chapel Cemetery

Brighton, IN


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