Jacqueline J. Derksen, 89 of Tipp City was welcomed by Jesus and the Heavenly Hosts into eternal glory on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
Jeanne was born Feb. 15, 1932, in DeGraff to the late John A. and Florance M. (Madden) McQueen. On July 23, 1950 in Bellefontaine she married the love of her life Jacob G. Derksen.
Jeanne attended Landmark Baptist Church for many years. She loved Jesus and was a dedicated prayer warrior. Jeanne was a devoted homemaker who was passionate about caring for those she loved. She enjoyed spending time with her family and taking a few trips out west. Jeanne also enjoyed shopping and searching for red glassware, chicken and cardinal décor. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Jeanne will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Jeanne is survived by her loving husband of 70 years, Jacob G. Derksen, sons, Joseph (Donna) Derksen, Daniel (Patricia) Derksen; daughter, Margie Derksen; grandchildren, Dolly Carlson and Daniel (Shana) Derksen Jr.; great grandchildren, Briyana, Brayden, Brailey and Brooklyn; sisters, Janet, Elsie and Peggy; many nieces and nephews and a special Aunt Ruthie.
Jeanne is preceded in death by her parents; infant daughters, Betty Joann and Allisyn Marie; sisters, Judy, June and Patricia.
A Funeral Service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, at the Solid Rock Baptist Church, 1470 W Sandusky Ave, Bellefontaine. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday. Burial will take place in Zanesfield Cemetery following the service.
Memorial Contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Online Condolences may be expressed at www.jenningsfarley.com.