Jacqueline F. Kennedy

Born: Thursday, July 9, 1925
Passed: Sunday, December 16, 2018

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Jacqueline F. Kennedy, 93, of Rockford, passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2018. Born on July 9, 1925, in Rockford, the daughter of Victor and Frances (Bloomquist) Johnson. Graduate of Rockford East High School, Class of 1943. Jacqueline married Robert P. Kennedy on June 9, 1954, in Rockford. He predeceased her on May 31, 2001. She was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church and a member of Rockford Women's Club. Jacqueline enjoyed travelling with Bob and playing Bridge.
Survived by her daughter, Vicki (Duke) Sims; son, Jeff (Ann) Kennedy; grandchildren, Ross (finance, Victoria DeFinis) Sims, Kristi (Steve) Johannes, Claire and Andrew Kennedy; great-grandson, Henry Johannes; sister, Donna (Ronald) Malmberg; and brother-in-law, Howard (Kathy) Kennedy. Also predeceased by her sister-in-law, Dorothy Liddle. The family would like to give a special thanks to St. Anne's Center for their care.
Private Graveside Services will be held in Scandinavian Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 200 N. 1st St., Rockford, IL 61107 or American Heart Association, 208 S. LaSalle St. Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60604.

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  1. Chris (physical therapist at St Anne's)

    I had the opportunity to see your Mom on a Daily Basis and I just wanted to pass on her thoughts to you:. She was very proud of both her kids and Loved you both dearly. I happen to be on vacation when she passed & was shocked when I returned.

  2. Jim and Eve Leather

    Our sincerest sympathy on the loss of your lovely Mother. Jim worked for your Dad for years at Barber-Coleman, and we loved and respected them both. Your parents were so proud of both of you. Wishing you God's Blessings at this difficult time.

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