On January 20th, 1950 a beautiful soul was brought into this world. This soul was full of adventure, love, and sunshine. Her name was Jacqueline Kubow. Jacqueline is preceded in death by her daughters, Laurie and Sharon. Jacqueline is survived by her sister, Bernie Kubow, her son, John Kubow, and her grandchildren, Jacqueline and Laurie Aaron, and Steven and Edward Wingard. Jacqueline loved baking, reading, crocheting, sewing, gardening, and spending time with her family. Jacqueline was a life long resident of Hegewisch. She was a former student at St. Florian and George Washington High School. She graduated college right after high school and then worked most of her life as a manager hiring people at a temporary employment agency. Her daughters each had two children in which Jacqueline took care of. She treated all four of her grandchildren as if they were her own. Eventually Jacqueline took on the role of guardianship of Sharon’s two children, Laurie and Jackie. She quit her job as a manager to take care of the two, she wanted them to have her full attention. Jacqueline loved taking care of her family as much as she could. Jacqueline had even traveled to Alabama to watch her granddaughter, Jackie, graduate.
In 2019, when the pandemic began, she took on many hobbies to keep herself busy and content. She started crocheting and sewing again. Before life got busy Jacqueline loved to sew, she’d even sewn some of her children's Halloween costumes. She loved getting new books that could give her ideas or help steer her in the right direction. When she bought these items, she would always inform us on what she had planned to do, sometimes she would ask us for ideas and thoughts. She was always so proud of how far she had come on her projects, unfinished or finished. The last piece she was working on were t-shirts for her grandchildren.
Jacqueline had a new passion for plants and had started a garden one summer and each summer she kept working on it, bringing new plants, cuttings weeds, watering each one individually, and removing or transferring old plants. This winter she was really proud and surprised of her purple kale plant, it was still flourishing during the cold. This gave her hope that even though it is cloudy, dark, and cold that there is still hope to be bright, optimistic, and happy. That is what Jacqueline loved, that is what we love and cherish. So, I bring you all here to remind you of Jacqueline's beautiful life, to celebrate the cloudy, the happiness, the everything in between. We do it for her.
Arrangements for Jacqueline entrusted to Sadowski Funeral Home of Hegewisch: 13300 S. Houston Ave., Chicago, IL 60633. A Memorial Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 15, 2022 from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Interment Private.
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