Archive for Tuesday, September 5, 1995


September 5, 1995


— Graveside services for Charles L. Jacka, 78, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, in Hubbel Hill Cemetery in Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Herman Karriker officiating.

Mr. Jacka died Monday, Sept. 4, 1995, at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.

He was born Aug. 17, 1917, in Utica, the son of James and Mary Webster Jacka. He moved to Tonganoxie in 1941. He worked for 37 years for the Union Pacific Railroad, retiring as a bridge and building foreman. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans Post No. 34, Overland Park; American Legion Post No. 393, McLouth; Odd Fellows Lodge No. 104, Lawrence; Henri Masonic Lodge No. 190 AF&AM;, Tonganoxie; the Union Pacific Old Timers, Kansas City, Kan.; and he attended the Assembly of God Church in Tonganoxie.

He married Bernice Love on Dec. 16, 1941, in Lawrence. She died Oct. 19, 1992. He married Margie Caldwell Boyer on Aug. 16, 1993, in Tonganoxie. She survives at the home.

Other survivors include a brother, Ray Jacka, Grassvalley, Calif.; and three sisters, Pearl Landers, Vallejo, Calif., Grayce Perry, Marysville, Calif., and Maxine Wesham, Harrisonville, Mo.

Friends may call from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie, where the family will meet with friends.

The family suggests memorials to the Assembly of God Church in Tonganoxie, in care of the Quisenberry Funeral Home, PO Box 903, Tonganoxie 66086.

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