Jacqueline "Jackie" Kay Kerska, 65, of Gold Beach, Ore. was returned to God early Saturday, May 10, 2014 surrounded by family and friends. She was born April 7, 1949 in La Crosse, Wis. Jackie had joyfully lived in Gold Beach, Ore. for the last 13 years.
Jackie is survived by her husband, Tom Bettis, of 29 years; daughter, Janna Greenhalgh of Caldwell, Idaho; and other close family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Erma and Edwin Kerska of Coon Valley, Wis. and her brother, Tim Kerska of Thomas, Wis.
Her family and friends will be in attendance for a small graveside service Friday, May 16, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Bethany Lutheran church in Gold Beach, Ore.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pennies for Pooches, Gold Beach, Ore., phone 541-247-2514, http://pennies4pooches.com.
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