Jackson, age 74, of Porter, IN, passed away on February 26, 2019.
She was born on
November 2, 1944 in Chicago, IL to Louis and Irene (Smolinski) Gonzalez.
survived by her husband, William “Bill” Jackson Sr.; son, William (Susan)
Jackson Jr. and daughter, Michelle (Jim) Hunsley; grandson, Christopher
Jackson; sisters, Deborah (Rick) Holsapple, Cynthia (Mark Goodall) Spann;
nieces, Star (Josh) Mahns and Julia Spann; sister-in-law, Nori Gonzalez; fur
baby, Scratch; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends. She was
preceded in death by her parents, Louis P. Gonzales and Irene Wozniak; son,
Robert Jackson; brother, Bruce Gonzalez and niece, Melissa Holsapple.
Paulette was a
member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and was married to Bill for almost 59
years. She was a member of the Chesterton Women of the Moose. Paulette had
many hobbies and loved to garden, cook, and collect miniatures for the
dollhouses she made. She especially loved to bake. She was always willing to
help anyone and never met a stranger and was a second mom to many. Paulette
dedicated her life to her family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother
and sister and aunt, and will be deeply missed.
A Mass of Christian
burial will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Ann of
the Dunes Catholic Church, 105 East Golfwood Road, Beverly Shores, IN 46301,
with Rev. John B. Barasinski officiating. Burial to follow at Chesterton
A visitation will
be held on Friday, March 1, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Edmonds
& Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304.
Donations may be
made in Paulette’s memory to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, West
37th Place, Chicago, IL, 60609.
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