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Steven M. Jackson Obituary


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“My deepest sympathy goes to the Jackson family. I went to college with Steve in Stevens Point. This is a shock to me. He was too young and a...Read More »
1 of 65 | Posted by: Matthew Fabian - Breezy Point, MN

“Heidi, Katie and Joey, Molly, Dave and Dan I want to say that Steve was a wonderful husband, father and brother-in-law. I will always remember his...Read More »
2 of 65 | Posted by: Kathy Bloczynski - Merrill, WI

“Thank you all so much for the kind words about my father..he was an absolutely wonderful and loved man..and will be truly missed ”
3 of 65 | Posted by: Katie Frappy - Wittenberg, WI

“My regards to to all of you in Steve's Family. I am a logger that had the privelage to work with Steve in Langlade county and some private forestry...Read More »
4 of 65 | Posted by: Matt Jensen - Crandon, WI

“I am so sorry for your loss. Steve was always a pleasure to work with and had such a great sense of fun and humor. I hope all your memories of him...Read More »
5 of 65 | Posted by: John Lubbers - Green Bay, WI

“I was so surprised to hear of Steve's passing. Please accept my condolences at the lost of your husband, father, son. I will always remember Steve...Read More »
6 of 65 | Posted by: Marie Graupner

“my condolences, Steve was a pleasant and fun person to work with. Down to earth, just a good guy. ”
7 of 65 | Posted by: Al Koeppel - Antigo, WI

“Steve was one of the very first people to welcome me to Merrill! I was pulled from the city of Chicago at an age where change was quite difficult!...Read More »
8 of 65 | Posted by: Sue Devine (Anderson) - WI

“Heidi, Katie & Molly, I can't begin to tell you how sorry I am for your loss. May you find peace & comfort through the love of family & friends...Read More »
9 of 65 | Posted by: Karen Mulich

“Heidi & Family, So sorry to hear of your loss. I worked with Steve back in the late '80s, and while we've gone our seperate ways, I have so may great...Read More »
10 of 65 | Posted by: Dave Bubser - Northfield, MN

“Heidi, Katie and Molly I was so sorry to hear of the loss of your husband/father. From all I have heard and read he was a wonderful person, husband...Read More »
11 of 65 | Posted by: Eric Franson - Minneapolis, MN

“Jackson Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Steve could make me laugh out loud and seconds later say something so sweet showing me he was...Read More »
12 of 65 | Posted by: Tammy Annis - Weston, WI

“Sitting here thinking of the enjoyment I always had visiting with Steve, either at the Forestry office or over a beer at the Refuge. He was a good...Read More »
13 of 65 | Posted by: Ronn Krueger Sr - Deerbrook, WI

“Heidi, Dave & Family Please accept our most heart felt sympathy. This life can be so short, but the next is forever. Steve loves and is loved by so...Read More »
14 of 65 | Posted by: Larry & Sandy Stevens Eagle River

“Dear Jackson Family, We are saddened to hear of your sudden loss. Please accept our sincere condolances. May the Lord provide peace and cmfort to...Read More »
15 of 65 | Posted by: Scott Graf Family - Wausau, WI

“Heidi, Dave & family, We want to extend our deepest sympathy in both of your recent losses. May our Lord, keep you in his everloving arms during...Read More »
16 of 65 | Posted by: KAREN RADLOFF - Merrill, WI

“To the Jackson Family: Our deepest sympathy; Sorry for your loss. Though we never met Steve, we know with Dave & Edna as his parents, he was a great...Read More »
17 of 65 | Posted by: Carol and Jerry Storm - Onalaska, WI

“Jackson Family. My deepest sympathies for your loss. Steve was a great friend and I enjoyed working with him on forestry issues. He always knew how...Read More »
18 of 65 | Posted by: Tom Lovlien - Weston, WI - Friend

“Steve had such a tremendous sense of humor. He was always a highlight for me at the Class reunions. ”
19 of 65 | Posted by: Mike Klune - Madison

“We are so sorry for your loss. We will always remember Steve with such fondness and especially miss him at our gatherings. My sincerest condoloences...Read More »
20 of 65 | Posted by: Carrie Bean - Antigo, WI

“I was lucky enough to call Steve my brother-in-law & my friend. I will treasure our talks on your deck about your love for & life with Heidi; your...Read More »
21 of 65 | Posted by: Terri - Minneapolis, MN

“Heidi and family, We are so sorry for your loss. Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you. ”
22 of 65 | Posted by: Ron and Beth Kautz - Merrill, WI

“Heidi so sorry to hear about Steven. You will be in our prayers. May the Lord be with your family. Herb. ”
23 of 65 | Posted by: Mary + Herbert Falk - Merrill, WI

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you Heide, and your family. I will always remember Steve with a smile on his face. May the Lord help you through...Read More »
24 of 65 | Posted by: Rod and Ellen Wiedmann - Bryant, WI

“Jackson Family My thoughts and prayers are with you and I hope all of the wonderful memories of Steve will help you through this difficult time....Read More »
25 of 65 | Posted by: Jim Warren - Madison, WI

“Heidi, Dan, Dave and family, please accept our heartfelt sympathy. While we haven't seen or spoke with Steve for some time we always cherished the...Read More »
26 of 65 | Posted by: Kevin & Cindy Kunkel - SC

“Molly & family, my deepest sympathies for your loss. Molly, sending you hugs, as I will not be in town for the memorial service. ”
27 of 65 | Posted by: Alice Jacobs - Antigo, WI

“Steve was such a great guy and a fun loving one at that. Speaking with him on the phone for over 10 years and meeting him annually at the the...Read More »
28 of 65 | Posted by: Laurie Lee -The Nelson Paint C - MI

“Oh Heidi, Dave & the entire family you have my sincere sympathy during this sad time. Both the illness of Edna and now the tragedy of Steve's...Read More »
29 of 65 | Posted by: Christine Vorpagel - Merrill, WI

“We were so shocked to hear of yet another loss. We have great memories of Steven from the Father’s Day picnics beside the Prairie River and...Read More »
30 of 65 | Posted by: Don and Ellie Guldan - TN

“Dear Jackson Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss of both Steve and Edna. I remember Steve from high school: he was such a great guy and...Read More »
31 of 65 | Posted by: Sue Kobielus Casper - IL

“My deepest sympathies to the Jackson Family. I attended high school with Steve and he was a very nice and kind person. I am also very sorry to hear...Read More »
32 of 65 | Posted by: Pam Leih - MERRILL, WI

“Heidi and the Jackson family, Very sorry to hear of your loss. You have my deepest sympathy at this difficult time. ”
33 of 65 | Posted by: Sharon Detert - Merrill

“I am so sorry for your loss. My condolences to the Jackson family. I always enjoyed Steve's sence of humor and his outlook on life. My prayers are...Read More »
34 of 65 | Posted by: Rich LaValley - Merrill, WI

“He was a very nice person and will be missed. ”
35 of 65 | Posted by: Cliff & Judy Knudsen - Antigo, WI

“I am so sorry for your loss, Steve was a good man who loved to have fun. He enjoyed life and all it had to offer, I will miss him. My thoughts and...Read More »
36 of 65 | Posted by: Bob Mather - Madison, WI

“Jackson family, My sympathies to you all during this difficult time. Steve was a pleasure to work with and know. He always could make people...Read More »
37 of 65 | Posted by: Joe Schwantes - Madison, WI

“My deepest sympathies to the whole Jackson family. I have such fond memories of both Edna & Steve. God bless you all. ”
38 of 65 | Posted by: Lynn Fox Kleven - North Branch, MN

“Molly -- I was sorry to hear of your father's death. Take care of yourself and we will see you when you return to campus. My thoughts are with you...Read More »
39 of 65 | Posted by: Michael Ford

“To the Jackson Family: My deepest sympathy is with you. Steve was a great guy who I respected very much. We will all miss him greatly. ”
40 of 65 | Posted by: Paul Fiene - Rhinelander, WI

“Condolences from Eau Claire Co. Steve was a great guy with a fun sense of humor. He will be missed. ”
41 of 65 | Posted by: Brooke Ludwig - Eau Claire, WI

“My condolences go out to the Jackson family during this difficult time. Steve was a fine colleague and friend; full of knowledge and always smiling...Read More »
42 of 65 | Posted by: Chad Ziegler - Sparta, WI

“Steve will be missed by many, he was a wonderful person - our prayers are with you & your family. ”
43 of 65 | Posted by: John & Bonnie Halambeck - WI

“My thoughts and prayers are with the whole family during your time of sorrow. Let God be with you and help you through the diffcults times! Prayers...Read More »
44 of 65 | Posted by: Jennifer & Brent (Maddy & Fletcher) Baumann

“My heart aches for your loss. I have such fond memories of time spent with all the Jacksons. You are all in my prayers, and I know God will be with...Read More »
45 of 65 | Posted by: Barb Ausman Killen - Cambridge, WI

“Heidi, from the bottom of my heart I am so sorry for your loss. Kathy Thomae-Fischer Thompson Hall 313 ”
46 of 65 | Posted by: Kathy Thomae Fischer - Mequon, WI

“There are no words that can help your family through a time like this. Reading Steve's work history, he was quite successful. How similar to my...Read More »
47 of 65 | Posted by: Piper Desy (Peggy Fassbender) - MI

“To the Jackson Family I was saddened to hear of Steve's passing. I will always remember Steve as a truly fine person and how much I enjoyed...Read More »
48 of 65 | Posted by: Don Simek

“My deepest sympathy to your family on your sudden loss as Steve was taken too early. ”
49 of 65 | Posted by: Toni Lewins - Elton, WI

“I would like too extend my condolences to the Jackson family for their sudden loss as Steve will be missed among the OHV communtity. ”
50 of 65 | Posted by: John Lewins - Elton, WI

“Heidi and family, Dan & Mary, and Mr. Jackson. Thinking of all of you at this difficult time. Words cannot express the sadness in hearing the...Read More »
51 of 65 | Posted by: Theresa Kamark Grund - Irma, WI

“My deepest condolences go out to the Jackson family. Very sad to hear about Steve's passing. I have fond memories working for Steve at forestry dept....Read More »
52 of 65 | Posted by: JR - Madison, WI

“Heidi and family......so shocked to hear of Steve's passing, so very sorry for your loss. Will always remember him as a solid, decent guy who cared...Read More »
53 of 65 | Posted by: Sandi (Schneider) Lehky - MI

“To the Jackson family. My deepest sympathies to you in your time of loss. Steve was a good friend and I have fond memories of him as a Merrill...Read More »
54 of 65 | Posted by: BillHelmuth - Merrill, WI - Coach

“Dave ...... Your son Steve was one of the finest men I have ever known. He enriched my life and I am lucky to have known him. ”
55 of 65 | Posted by: Dick Streng - Antigo, WI

“We were so sorry to hear of Steve's passing. He was a very likable and respected person and we always enjoyed talking with him. He will be missed...Read More »
56 of 65 | Posted by: Chuck and Diann Raith - WI

“Dan, Dave,Heidi and family. We are so sorry to hear of Stevens death.You have our thoughts and prayers. R.I.P. Steve. Russ Yanda Nancie...Read More »
57 of 65 | Posted by: Nancie L Hotzfeld - Merrill, WI

“Bernie and I are so sorry for your loss. This is an incredible shock, as it must be for you. I can't tell you how wonderful and funny a guy Steve was...Read More »
58 of 65 | Posted by: Quinn Williams - Lake Mills, WI

“So sorry to hear about Steve. He is a great guy with a great family! My thoughts and prayers are with the Jackson family. ”
59 of 65 | Posted by: John Schmmels - Antigo, WI

“My condolences. Steve was a great colleage and a friend. Always a fun guy to be around. I will miss him. ”
60 of 65 | Posted by: Tim Friedrich - Woodruff, WI

“I'm so sorry to hear about your loss... My thoughts and prayers are with you. Please take care of each other. ”
61 of 65 | Posted by: Shelly Dankemeyer - WI

“I am so very sorry for your loss. All of our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time. ”
62 of 65 | Posted by: Sarah Kalkofen - Antigo, WI

“Dan, am so sorry to hear about your brother. He was way too young! My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time! ”
63 of 65 | Posted by: Terry Kosinski - Antigo, WI

“Heidi and Family, I was shocked when my Mom phoned me today telling me that Steve had passed away. I have so many memories of you both from our...Read More »
64 of 65 | Posted by: Mark Donner - Park Falls, WI

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends during this difficult time. ”
65 of 65 | Posted by: Brian R. Wild - Stevens Point, WI


Steven M. Jackson, age 51 of Antigo, died unexpectedly Saturday, November 17, 2012, while returning from a day of hunting. Steven was born in Merrill, July 22, 1961 the son of David and Edna (Schielke) Jackson. Steven attended and graduated Merrill High School in 1979, he then attended college at UW Stout and UW Stevens Point graduating with his forestry degree in 1986. Steven and Heidi were united in marriage June 1, 1985 in Merrill. Steven worked for Langlade Co. Forestry for over 25 years, where the last 10 years he served as the Langlade Co. Forest Administrator. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoors, he especially liked spending time with his children, wife and family. Steven also enjoyed spending time at the cabin and being with his friends on the Langlade Co. Sherriff's Department. He was a member of the Wisconsin Co. Forest Association and he attended the Christian Science Church in Merrill. Survivors include: wife: Heidi, Antigo Two daughters: Katie (Joe) Frappy, Wittenberg, Molly Jackson, Oshkosh, Father: David Jackson, Brother: Dan Jackson and Mary Bauman, Father-in-law: Al Hommerding, Soon to be grandson: Jackson Frappy, and his many hunting, fishing, and logging buddies, along with other friends that filled Steve's life with many fond memories. He was preceded in death by his mother: Edna, mother-in-law: Marge English, and uncles: Joe Heller, and Harold Rajek. Memorial service will be 11 am Saturday, November 24, at Antigo United Methodist Church. Pastor Debbie Pimm and Keith Wolf will officiate. Visitation will be 9 am until the time of service at the church. The Waid Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.waidfuneral.com

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