Jacqueline Ruth Dunn (nee Hack), 92, died July 12, 2023, of heart failure in North Aurora.
She was born June 8, 1931, to John Joseph Hack and Sigrid Elizabeth “Betty” Hack (nee Rundquist) in Berwyn. The Morton High School and Morton Junior College graduate had a full and happy life in Westchester (1958-1964), Riverside (1964-1990) and Littleton, Colorado (1990-2021), where she was a homemaker, state park volunteer guide and hiker, avid tennis and bridge player, busy mother and friend to many.
Some of her favorite pastimes would find her baking with her grandchildren, quilting, knitting and working on jigsaw puzzles with neighbors and family. She contributed her time and efforts to several charities and was devoted to her church.
Ms. Dunn was the beloved wife for 58 years of John Francis “Jack” Dunn, who died in 2011.
She is survived by her sister, Jayne Schultz, and by her 7 children: Michael (Betty) Dunn, Patrick (Deborah) Dunn, Kevin (Julie) Dunn, Maureen Dunn, Kathleen (Dave) Tassi, John Dunn of and Julie (Tim) Kearns.
Jackie was also the proud and loving grandmother of 19 grandchildren listed oldest to youngest as follows: Julia Civardi, Steve Kudrna, Danielle Arrigo, Ryan Dunn, Morgan Dunn, Elizabeth Dunn, Jack Dunn, Korey Dunn, Dana Dunn, Juliet Tassi, Haley Dunn, Rachel Moxon, Lisa Tassi, Davis Moxon, Annie Tassi, Logan Kearns, Kelly Kearns, Maci Dunn and Bridget Kearns.
She was also the great-grandmother of one, Beatrix Dunn, and the fond aunt of two, Grant Kluzak and Karen Gonzales.
Services will be held at St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church, Littleton, Colorado, at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 27, followed by burial at Fort Logan Military Cemetery, Denver.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Friends of Roxborough State Park (Friends@srspec.com), where Jackie had happy times as a docent naturalist, leading area school children on hikes to explain the unique features of an area she loved and called home.
Arrangements were handled by the Original Kuratko Family, Brian D. Kuratko, funeral director.