|Jacqueline Carol Dunham, 55, of 1600 Brown Ave., Galesburg, Ill. died 7:09PM Saturday, December 31, 2011 in Galesburg Cottage Hospital.
She was born on September 4, 1956 in Quincy, Ill. to Elmer F. "Sonny" and Shirley Ann Hainline Nebe. She married David E. Dunham on March 18, 1978 at the Faith United Methodist Church in Galesburg.
Jackie is survived by her husband, David; her mother, Shirley Ann Mettler of Galesburg; a son, Ryne Cey Dunham of Galesburg; two daughters, Stacy Jo Dunham of Galesburg and Andrea Dunham-West of Knoxville, Ill.; four sisters, Mary Nebe and Cheryl Luthin, both of Quincy, Debbie Hardin of Peoria, Ill. and Chris Foster of Galesburg; Godmother to Jackie's Children and Grandchildren, Karna Peterson; five grandchildren, Kourtnie and Kolton Fox, Carter Dunham, Brenna West-Dunham and Aaron Dunham. She was preceded in death by her father; a brother, Terry Lee Nebe; a sister, Julie Johnson and a special friend, Dorothy Bogart.
Jackie was a cook and assistant manager at Steak and Shake for 27 years. She was then a cook at Hy-Vee Foods on Henderson St. for 10 years.
She was a 1974 graduate of Galesburg High School. She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church.
She loved to bake and cook. She really enjoyed making her grandchildren their birthday cakes each year. She loved her family more than anything. Her grandchildren were the joy of her life. She was a very loving and caring person.
Funeral services will be 11:00AM Thursday, January 5, 2012 at the Faith United Methodist Church with Rev. Norman Mendell officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00PM to 7:00PM Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Cremation will take place following the funeral service with burial at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Scleroderma Research Foundation or Faith United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be left at www.h-p-w.com.