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The Goldendale Sentinel, Goldendale, WA., April 13, 1978, section 2, page 2


     August Theodore Jackel, a longtime resident of Klickitat County, died Apr. 6 at Klickitat Valley Hospital after a brief illness.
     He was born to Mary and Theodore Jackel on June 6, 1890 at the family home three miles south of Centerville.
     He married Florence Baker June 22, 1922. The couple made their home on farms in the Centerville community until 1948 when they retired from farm living and established their home at Goldendale. Florence Jackel preceded him in death on Dec. 14, 1972. On Aug. 17, 1977 he married Minnie Mowery.
     Survivors include his wife, Minnie, residing at the family home and Goldendale; sister, Mrs. Scott Miller, Portland; nephew Robert Jackel, San Francisco, Calif.; great-nephew David Jackel, San Francisco, Calif.; four step-daughters, Mrs. John Jaekel, Pullman; Mrs. Bruce Pennington, Pasco, Mrs. Robert Gordon, Poulsbo; Mrs. Thomas Bryant of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and seven step-grandchildren.
     He was a member of Christ the King Lutheran Church; Goldendale Lodge No. 31, F and AM; Royal Arch Chapter No. 36 RAM; Yakima Council No. 124 R and SM; Afifi Temple of Shrine, Calvary Commandery No. 22 KT; Yakima Consistory Scottish Rite; Louis Leidl Post No. 116 American Legion as a World War 1 veteran; Centerville Grange and was a member of the Republican Party.
     Funeral services were held Wednesday at Christ the King at Lutheran Church with Pastor William Thoresen officiating.
     Pallbearers were Harold Eshelman, Wayne Eshelman, Larry Tobin, Jack Davenport, Keith Kayser and Quinton Jackel. Interment was in the Centerville Cemetery under auspices of Leidl Post No. 116, American Legion.

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