Jackie was born on March 5, 1937 to Harry & Alice Bentz in Tacoma, WA. She passed away on March 8, 2023 to rejoin her parents, sister Barbara, niece & nephew Jodie & Larry, long-time companion Susan & numerous family & friends who passed before her. Jackie spent her entire life in the Tacoma area. After graduation from St. Leo's High School in 1955 she embarked on a 31 year career with the State of Washington, retiring in 1988. She continued to work 6 years part-time for Allenmore Psychological Assoc.
She had a love for animals, enjoyed casino gambling, movies, live theatre performances, music, day trips with Freedom & Exploration NW Tours, monthly breakfasts with former classmates & spending time with family & friends.
She leaves behind nieces Lori(Jerry), Cheryl(Steve) and numerous Great Nieces & Nephews, Great-Great Nieces & Nephews along with Long-time friends who touched her life in a special way. She attended St. John of the Woods Catholic Church.
Services will be held on Wednesday, March 22 at 1:30 pm in the Chapel at Calvery Cemetery with burial following immediately with her beloved mother.