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Jackie Kay Roux

November 21, 1950 — October 3, 2023

Denver, Colorado

 

Jacquetta Kay (Jurzenski) Roux, 72, of Denver, CO, formerly of Central Nebraska, passed away, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023, surrounded by her family, at the Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, CO.

Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 9, 2023, at Calvary Lutheran Church in Grand Island. The Rev. Sheri Lodel will officiate. Burial will be in the Grand Island City Cemetery.

Visitation will be Sunday, Oct. 8, 2023 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Peters Funeral Home in St. Paul.

In lieu of flowers and plants, memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.

The service will be livestreamed on Peters Funeral Home Facebook page. The direct link for that page is www.facebook.com/PetersFuneralHomeSP.

Jackie was born on Nov. 21, 1950, at St. Paul, the daughter of Jack B. and Beverly J. (Johnson) Jurzenski. She grew up on a farm in the Palmer area and graduated from St. Paul High School in 1969.

She was united in marriage to John P. Roux on Jan. 25, 1976, in St. Paul. Their first son Jason was born in August of 1976, followed by Justin in September 1978. The couple first lived in Grand Island, where Jason passed away on Good Friday of 1979, and later moved to Omaha where they lived for a couple of years. In 1981, the family moved to Kearney where Jared was born in October 1987 and in 1991, they all moved to Littleton, CO.

John died on Aug. 25, 2003. Jackie continued to live in Colorado, the rest of her life, where she enjoyed watching her sons and granddaughters grow up.

Jackie was a classy woman that loved fashion, fragrance, dancing, socializing, hosting parties, chocolate and cough drops.

She is survived by her sons and daughter-in-law, Justin and Jennifer Roux of Aurora, CO and Jared Roux of Denver, CO, two granddaughters, Jaynie and Jolee Roux of Aurora, CO; brother, Rocke Jurzenski and Becky Fisher of Grand Island; and sister and brother-in-law, Kim and Steve Mostek of Grand Island; and many extended family and friends.

In addition to her husband, John, she was preceded in death by her parents; son, Jason Roux; and grandparents, Alfred Johnson and Elfie Johnson Svoboda and Peter Jurzenski and Frances Jurzenski Wagner.

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Visitation

Sunday, October 8, 2023

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

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Monday, October 9, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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Monday, October 9, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

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