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Clara Jacko

May 29, 1928 — February 15, 2020

Clara Jacko, 91, of Eau Claire, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at Bowerman Funeral Home, Eau Claire, where friends may visit from noon til 1 p.m. Burial will be in Newberry, Mich. Memorials may be made to Hanson Hospice Center. Online messages may be left at www.bowermanfuneral.com.

Clara was born May 29, 1928, in Newberry, the daughter of Birney and Lalah (Whalen) Calkins. She was employed as a cook for a State of Michigan medical facility.

Survivors include three daughters: Janice Black of Eau Claire, Barbara (Harvey) Sharp of Newberry, and Donna (Rob) Wilson of Indianapolis; four sons: Abraham (Linda) Jacko of Eau Claire, Fredrick (Sandy) Jacko of Union City, Mich., Dennis (Sandy) Jacko of Traverse City, and Thomas (Terie) Jacko of Iron Mountain, Mich.; 27 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; sister, Helen Severns of Newberry; and two brothers: Herman (Renee) Calkins of Kincheloe, Mich., and Levi (Lois) Calkins of West Virginia.

Clara was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Abraham Jacko Sr.; daughters, Sharon Lee Jacko and Roselind Metcalf; grandson, Noah Jacko; brothers: Frank, Birney, George, and Ernie Calkins; and sisters: Maxine Smith, Mary Lou Jacko, Marjorie Archey, and Loretta Calkins.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bowerman Funeral Home

, Eau Claire, MI 49111

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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, Eau Claire, MI 49111

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