Jeffrey E. Jackson
January 12, 1950 – January 12, 2019
Jeffrey E. Jackson was born on January 12, 1950 in Kenosha, WI, and passed away on January 12, 2019 in Bradenton, FL. He was preceded in death by his father, Jack E. Jackson; mother, Pauline; mother-in-law, Anita Donner. He is survived by his wife, Heidi Donner Jackson; son, Joel E. Jackson; daughter, Jaime Wyant (Bret); grandchildren, Marin and Liam Wyant; father-in-law, Donovan R. Donner; sisters, Susie Costanzo (Sam) and Betsy Klemme (Steve); many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his beloved Mastiff, Timmy and his cat, Stonewall Jackson.
An avid Nebraska Cornhuskers fan, Jeff graduated in 1968 from Westside High School, Omaha, and was a graduate of Kansas University and member of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity at KU. He retired as CEO/President of American Laboratories in Omaha.
Jeff was a Blue Lodge Mason, Miloma #328, and a Scottish Rite Mason, 32nd Degree KCCH. He was a proud Tangier Shriner for more than 40 years and served as Chairman of the Board (Potentate) in 2009. For many years he was a Tangier Shrine Clown, “Duffer,” and a member of the Corvette Club. Jeff was also member of the Jester’s Omaha Court #19. Currently he was serving on the National Board of the Order of Quetzalcoatl.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, Jan. 17th from 5pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel, followed by MASONIC SERVICE at 7pm by Miloma Lodge #328 AF & AM. FUNERAL SERVICE: Friday, Jan. 18th at 12noon at the West Center Chapel, followed by a celebration of his life at Tangier Shrine Center. Interment, Evergreen Memorial Park. Memorials suggested to Tangier Shriners; Tangier Transportation Fund; Shriners Hospitals for Children; or the Quetzalcoatl.