Jacquline “Jackie” Walsh, 83, of Lansing, Kan., passed away peacefully at her home Sunday, June 16, 2013 surrounded by her family.
Mass of the Christian Burial will be at the St. Francis De Sales Catholic Church at 2 p.m., Thursday, June 20, 2013. Burial will follow in the Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 – 9 p.m., Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at the Belden Larkin Funeral Home. The Rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m.
Jackie was born in Leavenworth County Kansas, January 3, 1930, the daughter of Walter and Elizabeth (Swiderski) Eisenring.
She attended and graduated from St. Mary’s Academy in 1949.
Jackie married Thomas E. Walsh on March 19, 1961 in Miami, Oklahoma. He preceded her in death August 24, 1988.
She worked at the Star Studio, Leavenworth where she learned the trade as photographer. Later, she was employed as a supervisor at the Media Support Center, Army Field Printing Plant, Fort Leavenworth, Kan., she retired from Civil Service in 1981.
The “Chatterbox”, a private club, was opened in 1955 by the late Thomas Walsh. In 1987, Jackie assumed responsibility as proprietor for the business. At that time the business was relocated one block southeast of its original location at Fourth Street and Eisenhower Road. Later her daughter, Charmaine, became a co-owner, continuing this mother/daughter partnership until recently.
Jackie was past president of the American Business Women’s Association and a member of the St. Francis De Sales Catholic Church.
She is survived by a daughter, Charmaine Walsh of Lansing, and a sister, Charlotte Schwenk of Leavenworth, and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by brothers, Victor B. and Stance W. Eisenring, and five sisters, Irene Moses, Francis and Theresa Eisenring, VictorAnn Madden, and Geraldine Schramm.
Memorials in her name may be made to the Leavenworth Humane Society or LAWS.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Belden Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Condolences may be sent or to share a memory go to www.beldenlarkin.com.