Obituary – DeLoris Jackson

DeLoris M. Jackson, 83, of Longmont, died September 28, 2009 at Peaks Care Center.

She was born September 10, 1926 in Stratton, Colorado to Frank and Adeline (Friedell) Meis. DeLoris moved to Elgin, Nebraska as a child where her family farmed.

She graduated high school in Elgin, Nebraska and moved to Longmont in 1944.

DeLoris married Amos M. Jackson on August 4, 1945 in Longmont.

She was a homemaker and later an accountant for StorageTek. DeLoris was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, formerly Spirit of Peace Catholic Community. She enjoyed gardening, reading, the mountains and spending time with family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in 1967 and a son, Timothy Jackson in 1998.

Survivors include her son, Greg Jackson (Jeanne) of Longmont; three brothers, Bill Meis of Wisconsin, Jim Meis (Shirley) of Elgin, Nebraska and Bob Meis (Marylou) of Illinois; a sister, Jane Reed (Wayne) of Denver; three grandchildren, Mallori Reitz (Keith) of Windsor, Kristi Jackson (Roddy) of Greeley and Kelli Johnson (Bill) of Frederick; eight great-grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, October 2 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 2410B Trade Centre Ave., Longmont, Colo. Interment Longmont Mountain View Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Family Hospice and sent to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Share condolences at