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Joan B. (Frommelt) Jackson

January 29, 1934 ~ April 6, 2018 (age 84)
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Joan B Jackson, 84 of Rock Island passed peacefully away to her Savior’s arms on April 6, 2018 at home surrounded by family.  A rosary will be recited at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2018 followed by visitation from 4:30 - 7 p.m. at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island.  A funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2810 5th Ave., Rock Island.  Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island.  Memorials may be made in care of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


Joan was born on Jan. 29, 1934 in Rock Island, a daughter of Raymond and Kathryn Kemp Frommelt. She graduated from Alleman High School in 1952.


Joan married William H. Jackson November 30, 1957 at Sacred Heart Church. She worked at Jaydon from 1969 – 1991. She was a loving wife and mother. Joan enjoyed cards, bowling, baseball, reading, traveling, taking walks and spending time with family. She loved every moment spent with her two grandsons.


She is survived by a daughter, Mary (Larry) Eastland, Moline; sons, Michael (Sue) Jackson, Indianapolis, John (Julie) Jackson, Milan; grandsons, Mark and Alex, Milan; sister, Lois Trilk, Dubuque, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, brother, Robert Frommelt and sister, Mary Bolt.


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