Reetz, Jacqueline, Saginaw, Michigan

Jacqueline Marie Tussey Porter Reetz, born in Saginaw, Michigan July 22, 1928 to the late Walter and Pearl Tussey died peacefully in her sleep April 12, 2014, age 85 years. Jackie graduated from Arthur Hill High School in 1946 and married Donald Porter in 1948. They had three children, Wayne, Penny and Randy. Don died in an automobile accident in 1962 in L’Anse, Michigan. She married Ross Reetz in 1964 and their family grew to include his two children, Linda O’Brien and Jeff. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ross, in 2003 and her son, Wayne Porter in 2008. Jackie loved to play cards, especially Bridge and she enjoyed doing crafts. She also enjoyed decorating her many homes as she proudly would boast that she had moved 17 times in her lifetime! Jackie will be deeply missed by her sister, Cynthia Tussey of Saginaw; her children, Penny Porter of Akron, Ohio, Randy Reetz and partner Dennis McGraw of Solon, Ohio, Linda and Michael O’Brien of Columbus, Ohio and Jeff Reetz of Oklahoma; her grandchildren, Ross, Sean, Chelsea, Debbie, Annika, Zachary and Victoria. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at W. L. Case & Company, 4480 Mackinaw Road. Rev. Bill Bodnar will officiate. Friends may visit with the family Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of the service.