|#1 Posted on line: Tuesday, May 27, 2014; Published in The Enterprise, Friday, May 30, 2014|
Cameron Jackson, 81, of Herman, died Monday, May 26, 2014, at the Golden Living Center in Tekamah.
Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, May 29, at the Herman Community Church in Herman. Interment will be in the Craig Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday at Campbell-Aman Funeral Home beginning at 2 p.m. with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. A Masonic service open to the public will begin at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Cameron Jackson was born June 17, 1932, in Omaha, to Henry and Ruth (Cameron) Jackson.
He was raised in Herman and attended Herman High School, graduating with the Class of 1949.
After graduation, he attended Wayne State College and then joined the U.S. Army on Jan. 22, 1953. He served his country honorably and was discharged in 1955.
On July 4, 1953, he was united in marriage to Mary Jane Freeman in Herman.
The couple made their home in rural Herman where they farmed. Over the years, he was a very active businessman in the Herman community.
Mr. Jackson was a member of the Herman American Legion, the Herman Masonic Lodge, Order of the Eastern Star, served as a Boy Scoutmaster for more than 30 years, was a member of the Herman Booster Club, served on the Tekamah-Herman School Board and was very active in the Herman Community Church.
He is survived by his children: son Kenneth (Shelly) Jackson of Nebraska City and daughter Carma Jackson; granddaughter Julia Jackson of Herman; sister Marian Madsen of Blair; a niece, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jane Jackson.
Memorials may be directed to the Herman Community Church or the Herman Fire and Rescue Squad.
#2 Published in Omaha World-Herald from May 27 to May 28, 2014
Herman, NE Survived by his children: son Kenneth (Shelly) Jackson of Nebraska City, daughter Carma Jackson, granddaughter Julia Jackson of Herman; sister Marian Madsen of Blair; a niece, nephews, cousins and friends.
SERVICES 10am Thursday, May 29, at The Herman Community Church in Herman.
VISITATION will be held Wednesday at Campbell Aman Funeral Home beginning at 2pm with family receiving friends from 6 to 8pm with a Masonic service that is open to the public at 7pm at the funeral home.
CAMPBELL-AMAN FUNERAL HOME Blair, NE 402-426-2191 www.campbellaman.com
~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~