WOOSUNG – Clell A. “Jake” Jaques, 72, of Woosung, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at Rock River Hospice & Home in Sterling.
He was born March 17, 1946, in Ashton, the son of Harold and Mae (Wendt) Jaques. He was a 1964 graduate of Princeton High School. He married Sandra Lee Wise on Sept. 19, 1965. Clell was a Vietnam era veteran, having served in the Army from Oct. 29, 1965 to Aug. 4, 1966. He was employed at Raynor Garage Door in Dixon for more than 30 years. Clell was a member of Harvest Time Bible Church, serving as an usher and volunteer. He was an avid golfer, and a supporter and volunteer of the First Tee program. Clell also was a supporter of the Wounded Warrior Project.
Survivors include his four daughters, Kelly (Monte) Miller of Loves Park, Karla Burnett of Oregon, Kristie (Dennis) Jaques-Anglin of O’Fallon and Keri (Travis) McGuire of Big Rock; his companion, JoEllen Neubauer of Sterling; his sister, Lois (William) Appleman of Dixon; and his 10 grandchildren, Mallory and Mason Miller, Cheyenne and Peyton Burnett, Captoria (Darrick) Clark, Logan Miller, Dante Anglin, Emily Miller, and Ella and Elliot McGuire.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Edna (Sherman) Russell; and his infant brother, Gordon Jaques.
A gathering of friends and family will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, and the memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday at Harvest Time Bible Church in Rock Falls, with the Rev. Dalmus Meeks officiating. Military honors will conclude the service. McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory is handling arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the First Tee program and Wounded Warrior Project.