Jacqueline J. Ligman

August 21, 1933 ~ December 22, 2019 (age 86)


Jacqueline “Jackie” J. Ligman, age 86, of Wautoma passed away Sunday evening, December 22, 2019.

She was born August 21, 1933 in Milwaukee the daughter of Gordon and Margaret (St. Onge) Wasserburger. She married Martin A. Ligman on June 21, 1969 in Milwaukee. He preceded her in death on April 9, 1987.

Jackie was a 1951 graduate of Messmer High School in Milwaukee. She and her late husband resided in Milwaukee prior to moving to Lake Sharon, rural Wautoma in 1978. Jackie was very active with the Waushara County Democratic Party and served as delegate at a Democratic Convention.

She is survived by one son, John (Vicky) Jokisch, Wautoma; one daughter, Donna Joyce, Cary, NC; five grandchildren, Racheal, Nicole, Laura, Elizabeth and Chrissy; one sister, Mary (Howard) Bunkert and her son Earl (Theresa) Rollins. She is further survived by a special cousin, Kathy (Ray) Karle, and their children, Scott Karle and Shelly (Hector) Padilla, other relatives and dear friends.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Michael Jokisch and Mark Jokisch; by one great grandson, Cody; her parents-in-law, Joseph and Augusta Ligman; and by her former husband, Donald Jokisch, and his parents, Otto and Viola Jokisch.

Private family burial will take place at Richford Cemetery in the Town of Richford.

Memorials made be made to Little Orphan Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 154, Montello, WI 53949 or Green Lake Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 86, Green Lake, WI 54941.

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