Columbus, Ohio – Jacqueline Lee Reckner, 65, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Hoopeston, passed away Saturday (Dec. 22, 2012) at her home. She was born March 8, 1947, in Danville, the daughter of Roger and Pauline (Walters) Reckner.
She is survived by her mother, Pauline Reckner of Hoopeston; one sister, Joan Reckner Johnson of Hoopeston; one niece, Megan Longfellow Braden; two nephews, Jeff (Lisa) Longfellow and Ryan Bane; six great-nieces and nephews; and many children whom she cared for over the years as a nurse.
She was preceded in death by her father, Roger Reckner; and her grandparents.
Jackie was a nurse for Maxim Pediatric Care of Columbus, Ohio, where she cared for many children. She served in the United States Army as a nurse at Walter Reed Hospital.
Jackie belonged to a health club and loved to work out. Her greatest joy was caring for children.
A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston, with Father Patrick O'Neal officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Nationwide Children's Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 16810, Columbus, OH 43216.
Visit www.anderson-funeral-home.com to view Jacqueline's online tribute page and to send the family condolences.
Arrangements are being handled by Anderson Funeral Home.