Obituaries » Edmond G. Jaco
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September 20, 1937 - November 10, 2020
In accordance with his wishes, cremation will take place and a gathering with the family will take place at a later time. Friends and family are encouraged to leave a condolence message.
Age 83, passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 following a brief illness. He was born in Hornersville, Missouri on September 20, 1937, the son of Ealie and Flossie Jaco. Edmond enjoyed photography, motorcycles, metal detecting and target shooting, earning many awards throughout the years. He was also a Ham radio operator. Edmond took great pleasure in watching his grandchildren playing sports and going to the motorcycle tracks with them. He was always so proud of his children and their many accomplishments. He was preceded in death by his parents, his son, Michael, sisters, Wanda, Pat and Peggy. Edmond leave to cherish his memory, his wife, Helena, sons, Ed, Jr., Gary, and his daughter, Debra. He will also be dearly missed by his grandchildren, Paul and Jon, sisters, Shirley and Betty Sue, as well as special friends, Karen and Bob.
As a parting memory of Edmond, the family wishes to share a school paper, written by Edmond’s grandson, Jon, who wrote this when he was approximately seven years old:
“Someone Who is Great” My grandfather is a very, very nice grandparent. All of my life, he has cared for me and has gave me very valuable things. My grandpa talks on a radio for a short time every day (almost). He takes me to the doctor if I am sick to get medicine. My grandpa takes me to a dirt bike track every other Sunday – even knowing how much gas is. He helps me work on it too, (my dirt bike.) He has bought me oil and gas for my dirt bike to. My grandpa is a very great man and I don’t know how to ever repay him. My grandpa helps me wash my dirt bike when I am at my mom’s house and he puts it in the garage. When I am putting my dirt bike clothes on, he loads my dirt bike on the trailer. By the way, he was born September 23, 1939. My grandfather’s maiden name is Edmond J. Jaco, Cr. He is a very tall man. He is a construction worker for Niles Construction and Cement. He wears blue jeans and a button shirt. He wears glasses and a company hat every day to. He wears these clothes because it is pretty much a uniform for work. Also, my grandpa is 66 years old. This is all I now about my grandfather.”