Jackson, age 81 of Mount Dora, FL, formerly of Chesterton, IN, passed away
on Monday, April 13, 2015, at Cornerstone Hospice in Tavares, FL.
She was born on
July 21, 1933 in Chesterton, IN, to Arthur J. and Olga E. Olson- Lindstedt,
both of whom preceded her in death.
On February 26,
1955, in Valparaiso, IN, she married James H. Jackson, who preceded her in
death on May 18, 2012.
Grace is survived
by her two daughters: Susan (Charles) Fisher, Seattle WA, Vicki (Owen)
Smith, Chesterton, IN, and her grandchildren: Kelli Dehr, Louisville, KY,
Allison Smith, Chesterton, IN and PFC Evan Fisher, Lexington, KY.
Also surviving are
her siblings: Ardelle Seebauer, Fort Myers, FL, John (Judy) Lindstedt,
Chesterton, IN, Karen Joy (Bill) Blankenship, Orlando, FL, and Dwight
Lindstedt, Longmont, CO.
She is also
preceded in death by her grandson, James C Smith and her siblings, Charles A
Lindstedt and Mary L Wolfe.
Grace was the only
child in her family who was born at home. She was raised on working farm,
which taught her the work ethic she needed to eventually own her own
business. She was the proud owner of “Grace’s Beauty Shop,” where she worked
as a Beautician for forty-six years.
She was a 1952
graduate of Jackson Township High School.
Grace was a member
of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Chesterton, IN and was also a member of the
Moose Lodge in Chesterton for many years.
Once she moved to
Florida, she became active in many organizations, such as the Woodlands
Lutheran Church in Montverde, FL, and the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority in
She enjoyed making
clothes for her children and baking for others in her later years. Grace
loved staying active and being around people.
A Memorial Service
will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at 12 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran
Church, 2050 W 1100 N, Chesterton, IN, with Pastor Erik Grayvold
The family will
receive friends on Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of Memorial Service at
the church. A private family graveside service will take place prior to
may be given to Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care, 2445 Lane Park Rd,
Tavares, FL, 32778, or to Woodlands Lutheran Church, 15333 County Rd. 455,
Montverde, FL, 34756.
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