Dave Jackson, of Pickerel, went to his heavenly home on Saturday, March 18, 2017. Dave was born on October 14, 1941 in Milwaukee, a son of the late Joseph and Gladys (Kussman) Jackson. He married his partner for life, Darlyn Borneman on July 27, 1963 at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Polar.
He was a graduate of Antigo High School class of 1961. Dave worked in the family logging business, as a truck driver and a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service retiring in 2004.
He was a lifetime member of Arbutus Lutheran Church and a member of the Pickerel Pearson Lions Club.
As an outdoors-man Dave was an active hunter, fisherman and gardener. He enjoyed playing sports, football in high school, county league baseball and softball, golf, bowling and was an avid Brewers, Packer and NASCAR fan. He took great pride in his home and yard always decorating for the holiday.
Survivors are his wife of 53 years, Darlyn; two brothers, Don (Dani) Jackson of Coloma and Chuck (Laura) Jackson of Pickerel; three brothers-in-law, Ron Selenske of Coloma, Dan (DeLores) Borneman of Antigo and Dean (Diane) Borneman of Arbor Vitae; three sisters-in-law, Dawn (Don) Banczak of Antigo, Donna (Dave) Witman of Lily, Denise (Dale) Schroeder of Antigo and Deb Sadowski of Merrill. He is further survived by several loving nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Judy Selenske; and brother-in-law, Phil Sadowski.
A funeral service will be held on Friday at 12 p.m. at Arbutus Lutheran Church with Vicar Pam Werth officiating. Burial will take place in Arbutus Lutheran Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service.
“We will always remember Dave for his warm and wonderful smile.”