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Danny Jackson Grand River

Danny Jackson, 62, of Grand River died Aug. 18, 2014, at his home in Grand River.

Services were 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, at Kale Funeral Home, 301 S. Main St., Osceola. The Rev. Chuck DeVos officiated. Interment was in Hebron Cemetery, Clarke County. Memorials may be given to his family for a fitting tribute. Online condolences may be left at www.kalefuneralhome.com.

Danny Dean Jackson, son of Wanda Elaine (Fortune) and Frederick Dean Jackson, was born Sept. 20, 1951, in Leon.

Danny received his education at Clarke Community Schools.

On Dec. 11, 1969, Danny married Marie Woods in Osceola.

Danny drove a truck many years, both owning his own truck and driving for others. Danny worked construction and also had a construction business with his son Shawn for many years. Recently, he worked as a security guard for Lakeside Casino until his health caused him to retire.

Danny was a member of Nock’D Up Hunting Club.

Danny is survived by his wife Marie Jackson of Grand River; sons, Shawn Jackson of Osceola and Donny Jackson of Creston; father Fred Jackson of Osceola; nieces, Kristina  Seaton of Cromwell and Krystle (Chuck) Taylor of Creston; grandchildren, Denver, Duncan, Mason and Evvan Jackson, all of Des Moines; great-nieces, Taylor Seaton of Cromwell, Luetta “Lilly” Seaton of Cromwell and Terrance Taylor of Creston; great-nephews, Austin Seaton of Cromwell and Isaiah Taylor of Creston; as well as other relatives and many friends.

Danny was preceded in death by his mother; brothers, Terry Jackson and Dennis Jackson; nephew Christopher Jackson and paternal and maternal grandparents.

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