Joseph Jackson, 75
Joseph Paul Jackson, 75, of Sioux City passed away Monday, March 25, 2018, at Pleasant View Care Center in Whiting, Iowa.
Funeral services were 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 3 at St. Michael Catholic Church in South Sioux City. Visitation was Monday April 2 from 4-8 p.m. with the family present from 6-8 p.m. and vigil service at 7 p.m. at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel.
Joseph Paul Jackson was born Dec. 5, 1942 in Chicago, the son of John S. Teal and Marcy Johnson. He was later adopted by his grandmother.
Mr. Jackson served his country during the Vietnam War with the United States Air Force. Joseph was employed as a commercial electrician.
He married Judith A. Kassing on Jan. 20, 1962, in Omaha.
Mr. Jackson is survived by his wife Judy; three sons; Joseph Jackson (Maureen Robinson) of Maynard Massachusetts, Daniel (Lori) Jackson of Sioux City, David (Karla) Jackson of Sioux City; four daughters, Christine (Scott) Rector of Bellevue, Michelle Boltjes (Marty Johnson) of South Sioux City, Barbara (Rick) Hanson of Sioux City, Veronica (Osvaldo) Santos of Wilmington, North Carolina; one brother, Del Jackson of Georgia; 19 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Joseph was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, five sisters and one granddaughter.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Pleasant View Care Center in Whiting, Iowa, for the special care and love Joseph received there.
LeRoy Strong, 76
LeRoy C. Strong, 76, of Dakota City died Saturday, March 31at his home in Dakota City. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, April 5 at Dakota City United Methodist Church. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 4 with family present 6-8 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m., all at Mohr Funeral Home in South Sioux City. Burial will be in Dakota City Cemetery.
LeRoy was born July 16, 1941 in Dakota City, the son of Charles and Nellie (Albers) Strong. He joined the Air Force in 1960. LeRoy married in 1962 and had three children. Over the years he worked at Wincharger Corporation and for over 34 years at Prince Manufacturing until his retirement in 2004. LeRoy married Barbara Keyser in 1990. Together they remained in Dakota City.
LeRoy was a member of Dakota City United Methodist Church. He loved hunting and fishing and teaching his grandchildren how to do both. He enjoyed his retirement and traveling.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara of Dakota City; seven children, Randy (Tammie) Strong of Hubbard,Cindy (Dave) Bride of Sioux City, Jodi (Joe) Stoos of Hubbard,Lori Kirsch of Papillion,Leah (Don) Ronfeldt of Sioux City, Lynn (Jeff) Roby of Omaha, and Lani (Jeff) Meadows of Elkhorn; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Lavonne (Jim) Schmidt of Claremore, Oklahoma; sister-in-law, Alyce (Brian) Davis of Dakota City; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
LeRoy was preceded in death by his parents; son-in-law, Terry Kirsch; and a brother, Steve Strong.