Jacqueline Hazel Leonard, 88, of Traverse City, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Orchard Creek Supportive Care. Jackie was born on Feb. 8, 1930 in Detroit to the late Fredrick and Margaret (Sowersby) Bertram.
She married the love of her life, Philip Lee Leonard, on May 13, 1949 in Lake Orion. He preceded her in death on Nov. 12, 2013.
Jackie was an assistant manager for Detroit Bank and Trust, retiring in 1987.
She moved from Wixom to the Traverse City area in 1991. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church and the Northstar Investment Club.
In her free time Jackie enjoyed knitting, being outside, biking, camping and gardening. Above all, spending time with her family was her greatest joy.
Jackie is survived by her five daughters, Brenda (George) Freeman, of Ludington, Nancy Page, of Harrison Township, Sue (Jim) Lindsay, of Ludington, Cyndi (Ed) Harris, of Traverse City, and Denise (Joe) Meyers, of Free Soil. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Charlotte, Colleen, Brian, Stephen, Alycia, Michaela, Kirk, Jeremy and Kyle; as well as 18 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Philip; and a grandson, Christopher Page.
A memorial service honoring Jacqueline will take place at 11 a.m., with visitation one hour prior, on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Presbyterian Church, 701 Westminster Road, Traverse City, MI 49686. The Rev. Dr. William Myers will officiate.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a memorial donation to the Presbyterian Church, 701 Westminster Road, Traverse City, MI 49686; or Hospice of Michigan, 10850 E. Traverse Highway, Suite 1155, Traverse City, MI 49684.
Please feel free to share your thoughts and memories with Jackie's family at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.
The family is being cared for by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Published on April 15, 2018