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Shirley Jackson

d. November 23, 2018

Shirley M. Jackson, 89, of Cavalier, ND passed away Friday, November 23, 2018 at the Pembilier Nursing Center, Walhalla, ND. Funeral service will be held Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Trinity United Methodist Church, Cavalier, ND. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 28th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Askew Funeral Home, Cavalier, ND.

Shirley M Johnson was born April 10, 1929 at Concrete, ND to Martin and Bertha (Rockstad) Johnson. She grew up in the Concrete area and later moved with her family to Cavalier. For several years she cooked at the Chuckwagon Café in Cavalier and also worked at the café in Neche, ND for four years.

Things she enjoyed were crocheting, sewing, baking, and in the past years adult coloring books. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Shirley was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Cavalier.

On October 23, 1948, she married Donald G. Jackson at Hallock, MN.

She is survived by her children: Gary (Ruth) Jackson, Hoople, ND, Karen (Larry) Berard, Surrey, ND, Linda (John) Horgan, Mesa, AZ, Jackie (Tom) Douville, Neche, ND; son-in-law, Terry Brown, Walhalla, ND; grandchildren: Marcia Halldorson and Aaron Jackson; Rob and Jeremy Berard; Kim Hanson, Eric Horgan, and Julie Radack; Jason, Justin, and Lisa Douville; Tania McKay, Jim, Danny, and Kyle Brown; 28 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandsons. Also survived by siblings Bobby Johnson, Mavis Franks, Maxine Andrews, and Betty Jackson.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Donald; daughter, Jeri Brown; granddaughter, Jennifer Horgan; twin sister, Arlise Olson-Farrow, and brother, Don Johnson.

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