Jacqueline “Jacquie” M. Kane
October 23, 1946 ~ November 30, 2013
A lifelong resident of the Wenatchee Valley, Jacquie passed away on November 30, 2013. She was born at St. Anthony’s Hospital, October 23, 1946, to Barbara and Jack Kane. Jacquie attended Wenatchee High School and Wenatchee Valley Community College. She graduated, Cum Laude, in 1970, from Seattle Pacific University, with dual degrees in History and Political Science. She was a committed volunteer her whole life and worked for various organizations in the Wenatchee area. For years, she was an active member of AAUW and Republican Women. Recently, her passion was the Hat Project, knitting hats for Head Start kids. She had a lifelong love for cats, adopting many from the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society over the years. She was an inspiration to all of us who knew her, showing us that with perseverance and determination, anyone can overcome obstacles in life.
Jacquie traveled extensively, making her way to Europe, Australia, The Grand Canyon, Las Vegas and numerous destinations in the United States. She had pen pals across the US and Australia and was always first with seasonal cards and letters.
She is preceded in death by her parents and is survived by her cousins; Richard Langlois of Rochester, MI and Donald Langlois, of Sarasota, FL; and a family of friends everywhere.
Memoriams in Jacquie’s name can be made to: The Alzheimer’s Assoc The Wenatchee Humane Society and the Dorothy Prewitt Pullman Scholarship Fund through the Community Foundation of Wenatchee, WA.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Jones and Jones~Betts Funeral Home on Monday, December 9, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.