Jacquelyn A. Showers
January 04, 1936 - September 10, 2023
Obituary For Jacquelyn A. Showers
DEFOREST – Jacquelyn A. Showers, age 87, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2023. Jackie was born on January 4, 1936, in Madison, WI to Rex and Beatrice (Cooper) Cota. She worked in the DeForest School system for many years before her retirement. Jackie enjoyed playing cards, visiting casinos, jigsaw puzzles and playing board games. Jackie was lovingly known as Grandma Jelly Bean.
Jackie is survived by her children, Randy (Donna), Ronnie (Renee), Mark (Jane), David (Pamela) and Todd (Donna); grandchildren, Krista (Dane) Kittelson, Eric (Jessica), Nichole, Melissa (Shawn) O’Brien, Courtney, Dana, Brian (Brandi), Brandon, Anthony (Courtney), and Sarah (John) Wagner; 12 great grandchildren; brother, Gary (Eileen) Cota; sisters-in-law; brother-in-law; special niece, Joni. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Jackie is preceded in death by her parents; husband of 54 years, William; sisters, Jeanne (Donald) Schrader and Wendy Cota.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 22, 2023 at CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH, 220 S. Main Street, DeForest. A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until time of service on Friday at the church. Burial at Norway Grove Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the staff at Agrace Hospice and Christina. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to DeForest Community Center and Christ Lutheran Church.
“Bill has to wait in the car, until the time of burial.”
To view and sign this guestbook, please visit: www.ryanfuneralservice.com
Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services
6924 Lake Road
Photos & Video
Add New Photos & Video
what our families say
Tiffany Foster went out of her way to fulfill all my requests, talked me through problems I was facing, and tried to make me feel as comfortable as possible when I was a wreck, totally crushed, and I thank her with all of my heart for that.
James S. | July 2020
The professional manner of the staff made a difficult time a little easier.
Lynda R. | July 2020
Services provided for both parents were perfect, on time, and no issues. Brenda is awesome and strong!
Michael M. | July 2020
Skyler was absolutely amazing. She was so caring and helpful through this whole process. She even went above and beyond to meet with us in DeForest and even to make a stop at our home to drop off or pick up anything needed. While it was a small gesture, it was so helpful and greatly appreciated.
Brooke S. | Dec. 2020