Vesta Evelyn Jackson
Vesta E. Jackson
90, passed away Monday, June 8th, in Abilene. She was born October 4, 1924 in Abilene , the daughter of Harry S. and Anna M. (Kissling) Ausherman. Growing up in Abilene and Wichita, Vesta attended local schools and graduated from North High School in Wichita with the class of 1942. In1942 she was married to LeRoy McElwain. All their married life was spent in Wichita. He preceded her in death in 1982. In 1985, she was married to Forrest Jackson. All their married life was spent in Wichita. He preceded her in death in 2000. Vesta had been employed by Beech Aircraft. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends and traveling with Forrest. She was preceded in death by a son, Roger McElwain; a daughter, Sandra Lahr and three granddaughters, Shelly Dunlap, Angela Dietler and a baby Dietler.
Survived by: Daughter Linda Dietler Whitewater, KS
Brother Dean Ausherman Manchester, KS
Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Friday, June 12th, at the Danner Funeral Home with Bruce Dieler officiating. Interment will follow in the Resthaven Cemetery in Wichita. The family will receive friends 5:30 – 6:30 PM Thursday, June 11th, at the Danner Funeral Home. The family suggests memorial contributions in her name be made to the Vesta Jackson Memorial Fund for Mission Work. They may be left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, KS 67410.