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Jacqueline Reckner
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  • Nationwide Children's Hospital Foundation
    P.O. Box 16810
    Columbus, OH 43216-6810

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“Jackie was on my mind today, as I looked at her phone number on my contacts-something she did not pass along to just anyone!!!.. and it is with great...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Mary Beth Wade, LPN - Westerville, OH

“My husband and I met Jackie at Lifestyle Family Fitness in 2007 right after my retirement. Jackie was an inspiration to us as she fought to keep...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: John and June Thaxton - Dublin, OH

“Jackie took care of me when I was a patient at Walter Reed and we have been friends ever since. I tried to call her, before her scheduled surgery,...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Sharon Rose - Nashville, TN

“She loved to read to Ty and taught him how to hold the books. His favorite book she would read to him was, "Giraffes can't Dance". She cared about...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Carrie.Terry and Ty Vidmar - OH

“Jackie and I frequently would have brunch together (she loved fluffy, scrambled eggs from Bob Evans), and share good times together. She was a great...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Mitsy Rahaman - Columbus, OH

“Jackie you always said every night to us when we went upstairs to bed as you took over Vincent's care..."have a good rest". We truly hope you have a...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: The Karnai Family - Powell, OH

“Jackie, are you really gone? My heart is broken and I am having such a difficult time with this. You were Evan’s and my family’s angel and can...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: John and Jen Bartsch - Cincinnati, OH

“Jackie and I worked together in the Intermediate Care department of Mercy Hospital in the mid-late 70's. I remember Jackie as being a very friendly...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Paula Duvall - River Falls, WI

“Jackie and I worked together in the Intermediate Care department of Mercy Hospital in the mid-late 70's. I remember Jackie as being a very friendly...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Paula Duvall - Urbana, IL

“Jackie you are definetely missed, a great team player with a big heart. Wish the good Lord will comfort all your family members and friends. Good...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: ADE LPN - Cincinnati, OH

“English class has begun and I am looking around for my purse. I look at the door and there is Jackie holding up my purse and laughing histerically!...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Cookie Galloway - Hoopeston, IL

“My heart aches for your loss and ours. Jackie was more than a friend, she was Evan's surrogate grandmother. Words cannot describe their love for...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Candice Bartsch - Riddle, OR

“Jackie was not only a loving caregiver to my grandson Evan, she was also his 'Champion", his beacon and his inspiration. She truly loved him and he...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Judie Glover - Waterville, OH

“I was so sorry to hear of Jackie's passing.You have my deepest sympathy. ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Bonnie Wood - friend

“I am very sorry for your loss. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Anne P. Morris - Danville, IL


Jacqueline Lee Reckner, 65, of Columbus, OH, formerly of Hoopeston, IL, passed away Saturday December 22, 2012, at her home. She was born March 8, 1947, in Danville, IL, the daughter of Roger and Pauline (Walters) Reckner.
She is survived by her mother Pauline Reckner of Hoopeston, IL, one sister Joan Reckner Johnson of Hoopeston, IL; one niece, Megan Longfellow Braden; two nephews, Jeff (Lisa) Longfellow, and Ryan Bane; 6 great nieces and nephews and many children that she cared for over the years as a nurse.
She was preceded in death by: her father Roger Reckner and her grandparents.
Jackie was a nurse for Maxim Pediatric Care of Columbus, OH, where she cared for many children. She served in the United States Army as a nurse at Walter Reed Hospital. Jackie belonged to a health club and loved to work out. Her greatest joy was caring for children.