MANISTIQUE – Eleanor G. Jackson, 91, of Manistique, Mich., passed away peacefully on Monday, May 25, 2020, at her residence with her family at her side. Eleanor was born on March 15, 1929, in Manistique the daughter of Raymond and Lala (Peterson) Martin. She attended Manistique Area Schools, and graduated from Manistique High School. On July 7, 1951, she married the love of her life, Ronald Jackson, in Manistique. They enjoyed 66 wonderful years of married life together.
Eleanor was employed by Schoolcraft County Probate Court as a court reporter for many years and retired in 1989. She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church of Manistique. She loved working with her flowers in her garden, doing puzzles, and visiting with friends, but most of all she enjoyed the time spent with her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her sons, Ronald Jackson of Menominee, Mich. and Dennis Jackson of Manistique; daughter, Linda (Kevin) Swanson of Manistique; brother-in-law, James (Janice) Jackson, of Manistique; grandchildren, Jennifer (Andy), Josh, Jana, Tim, Kara, and Ron; great-grandchildren, Alex, Ella, Maya, Emma, Alivia, Ryland, and Cora. She was preceded in death by her loving husband; parents; brothers, Herbert and Gordon Martin; and sister, Eileen Olesak.
Graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will take place at the Fairview Cemetery in Manistique. Donations in memory of Eleanor may be made to the family for future designation.
Fausett Family Funeral Homes of Manistique is assisting the family with the arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left at their website at Fausettfh.com.