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Jackie Andrus Jesperson

08/06/1936 - 11/30/2023
Service Date: 01/13/2024
Service Time: 10:00 am
Service Location: LDS Stake Center, 1550 North Val Vista, Mesa, AZ

Service time changed January 13, 2024 at 10:00 AM at LDS Stake Center, 1550 North Val Vista, Mesa, AZ

 

Jackie Andrus Jesperson, 87, died November 30, 2023 in Gilbert, AZ.  Born in Oakley, Idaho August 6th, 1936 who was the only child of Willis and Rada Whittle.  Jackie graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Home and Family Living in 1958 at Utah State and taught Home Economics in several Mesa Public Schools.  Jackie was married to Von Del Andrus on August 1, 1958 (who passed in 1976) and then to Arlyn Leroy Jesperson on June 19, 1981.  Arlyn and Jackie served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 2002/2003 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Survivors include Kelli Sue Berube, Kaye Lynn Huish-Lisle, Lori Lane Choules, Del W Andrus and Jared Ray Andrus including 22 grand children and 17 great grandchildren.  Family was everything to Jackie and loved to be involved in all aspects of their lives.  We would often hear from those who interacted with Jackie that she was always up beat and kept a big smile on her face.  Jackie loved music and was a choir director starting in college up until this last year when she joyfully put on the Christmas program where she lived.  Since Jackie loved people and parties, her Celebration of Life will be held January 13, 2024 at 10:00 AM located at LDS Stake Center, 1550 North Val Vista, Mesa, AZ.

 

Arrangements by Bunker’s Garden Chapel, www.bunkerfuneral.com. Should this obituary appear anywhere but bunkerfuneral.com, please check our website for accurate details and service information.

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  • Marie Altom Fitton

    I was saddened to hear of her passing. I remember when she would come to visit her parents in Oakley and bring her kids with her. Kelli became a friend and we looked forward to seeing each other in the summers. Jackie was beautiful and had a warm smile. I know that my mom, Margene Sagers Altom, and Jackie enjoyed their acquaintance. I pray that her family can feel peace and comfort as you make this difficult transition. Cherish the memories. Keep the eternal perspective. 🙏🙏❤️

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