Jacqueline Meyer was born in Cottonwood, Idaho on November 3, 1954 to Jack and Mary Lou (Toennis) Meyer. She died Friday, September 27, 2019 after a short battle with cancer.
She graduated from Grangeville High School in 1973. After graduating from Kinman College she went onto work for a credit union in Lewiston, Idaho before getting a job at the Bureau of Land Management in Cottonwood. Jackie then transferred to Boise, Idaho in 1987 where she worked until she retired in 2010.
She married Jeff Ripley in 1976 and they later divorced. In 1998, she married Gary Simmons. She lived in Boise, Idaho until his death in 2017 after which she moved back to the family ranch in Grangeville.
Jackie never met a stranger and always had a smile. A joy to be around, a loving daughter, sister, and aunt. Jackie was a cherished friend to everyone she knew. Jackie will be remembered as a wonderful, caring and giving person. She will be greatly missed by all.
She was preceded in death by her husband Gary and her father Jack.
She is survived by her mother Mary Lou. Brothers; Vern (Karen) Meyer and Pat (Mary) Meyer. Nieces; Nicole, Staci (Mitchell) and Katrina. Nephews; Sean (Mindy), Jake and Boden. Stepdaughter Hilarie (Josh) and grandchildren Ashlyn, Dallin and Collin.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 10:00 am at the Blackmer Funeral Home in Grangeville. A potluck style luncheon will follow at the Eagles Hall. You may submit condolences online to the family to Blackmerfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Blackmer Funeral Home, Grangeville.
In Lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.