Jacqueline, a resident of Ponchatoula, was born February 16, 1942 and passed away on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at North Oaks Acute Care Centre at the age of 79.
She was a loving mom, grandmother, wonderful-grandmother, sister, aunt, and buddy to numerous. She beloved being all-around individuals and savored aiding and having care of many others.
She grew up in Baton Rouge where by she graduated from Istrouma Superior. She acquired her knack for having care of others from an early age remaining the eldest of five girls. Jackie married Claiborne, the love of her lifetime, and moved to the “place” where by they lifted their loved ones on his ancestral land in Bedico, Louisiana. They enjoyed investing time down the river, looking with relatives buddies in Texas, and primarily dancing. Their residence often experienced an open up doorway for weekly supper, massive gatherings, or just a cup of coffee frequently served with Jackie’s well-known homemade biscuits.
Jackie’s abilities and hobbies provided cooking, cake decorating, scrapbooking her innumerable images, quilting, and gardening. She beloved music, dancing, and concert events. She also shared her like of studying with her nieces, nephews, young children, grandchildren, and any person else who would pay attention and certain them that you could journey anyplace in the planet just by examining a e-book.
Her individual travels stretched from the southernmost level in Essential West, up to Tennesse, and to the west coastline with Mount Hood, Oregon being one particular of her favorites. No make any difference exactly where she was, Jackie loved talking with persons and would come across some topic to have interaction dialogue whether or not you had been spouse and children, a longtime buddy, or total stranger.
Jackie’s greatest enjoyment in lifestyle came from remaining “Otha Ma” to her grandchildren and excellent-grandchildren. She actually loaded the job of “other mama” supplying meticulous love, care, consolation, and spoiling. No make a difference what identify you knew her by – Mama, Jackie, Aunt Jackie, Otha Ma – she was supportive and appropriate there with you by means of life’s ups and downs, and was your largest cheerleader at unique occasions and often there with encouragement. For as significantly as she beloved getting treatment of her family and pals, she also cherished and skipped Claiborne deeply and waited patiently for 40 decades to be with him once more. It delivers much comfort and ease and peace understanding that she was reunited with her love.
Jackie is survived by her daughters, Pamela Stanga Kraft and Lynette Stanga her grandchildren, Amanda Kraft Hill-spouse Laramie, Charles Jesse Kraft- spouse Tamie, and Daisy May possibly Kraft wonderful-grandchildren, Skylar Nichols, Dilyn Hill, Ethan Hill, Charleigh Grace Hill, Kalem Smith, Presleigh Kraft, Miah Bernard, Allie May possibly Bernard, Peyton Bernard, and Chandler Hills sisters, Nancy Egnew, Myrna Fournet (Joe), Tommie Legitimate (Chuck), and Deborah Lorio (Gary).
Jackie is preceded in dying by her loving partner, Claiborne Stanga father and mother, Thomas Charles “T.C.” and Flossie Chavers son-in-law, Charles Gregory “Scoffer” Kraft and nephew, Jason Fournet.
Family members and pals of the family are invited to attend the visitation held in the chapel of Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Property, 1190 Hwy 51 North PONCHATOULA, on Saturday, July 24, from 10 a.m. until eventually noon. The Funeral Assistance will get started in the funeral home chapel at midday. Interment to adhere to at Stanga Cemetery, Bedico. On the internet condolences may well be available at www.thompsoncares.com
Released in The Everyday Star on Jul. 20, 2021.