Leaf River, IL, Jacklyn Mae Flick, age 75, passed away on Wednesday April 22, 2020 in her home with her family by her side. Jackie was born on June 27, 1944 in Fitzsimmons Army Hospital, Denver, CO; the daughter of Robert & Dorothy (Davis) Tucker. She graduated from South High School in Pueblo, CO class of 1961; she then received her Education Major in 1964 from Truman University, Kirksville, MO. Jackie met Michael Flick Sr. on a playground in Elizabeth, IL and later married on June 22, 1968 in Jefferson, WI. Jackie taught school for 10 years, and her most important job was a stay at home mom and MiMi. She sold Avon for 40 years, she was a Leaf River Village Board Member for 36 years, Leaf River Women’s Fire Auxiliary, member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Byron, Il, and she loved going to her grandchildren’s sport events, sewing, shopping, golfing, playing cards, visiting Avon customers, traveling her pets, and her flower beds.
Jackie is survived by her husband: Michael Flick Sr., Leaf River, IL; children: Michael (Emily) Flick Jr., Leaf River, IL, Nicki (Steve) Shelton, Leaf River, IL, and Jeannine (Matt) Dempsey, Libertyville, IL; grandchildren: Samantha (Nick) Boyden, Aaron Shelton, Bryce Flick, Joshua Flick, Aiden and Taryn Dempsey.
Jackie is preceded in death by her parents, sister: Barbara Haines; and granddaughter: Mary.
Cremation rights have been accorded with Finch Funeral Home, 405 East Hitt, Mt. Morris, IL. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Burial will be in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Byron, IL.
Memorials to be determined.
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