Robert N. Jackson, 97 of Beloit, WI, passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Willowick Assisted Living.
He was born May 19, 1923 in Woodford, WI the son of Oscar and Etta (Stewart) Jackson. When he was a baby his mother passed away, so he was raised with a lot of help from his older sister Mae Aebly.
Bob attended Woodford Schools. He was a WWII Naval veteran serving on the USS Missouri during the Japanese surrender ceremony in 1945.
Bob married Jessie V. Keller on June 27, 1948 in Old Stone Church, Rockton, ILL. She predeceased him on June 16, 2013.
Bob was employed by Mid States, retiring in 1985. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post #2306 and the National Rifle Assoc (NRA).
Although he resided in Beloit, he always made his way back to his home town of Woodford to hunt with family.
He always enjoyed his road trips with nephew Robert Rygh through the familiar back roads; a slice of pie at Irma’s or a burger at the Village Inn with nephews Roger and Steve.
He had many years enjoying his cabin with Jessie by the Mississippi River and made many good friends there.
He truly enjoyed his Honor Flight trip to D.C. with neighbor Jim Koepke.
Survivors include his many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews
He was predeceased by his parents; sisters Jeanita Mason, Mae Aebly, and Hazel Rygh; and one brother Keith Jackson.
Graveside service for Bob was held at Woodlawn Cemetery, Argyle, WI, with full Military Rites.