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Jacqueline Ann (Jackie) Hultquist

Feb 11, 2014

Jacqueline Ann (Jackie) Hultquist died January 20, at the age of 89, at her home in Bakersfield California. Jackie was born in Washington, Iowa September 15, 1924; she was the daughter of Cecil and Helen Korf. She married Glen F. Hultquist May 22, 1945. They later divorced. She attended Olds consolidated school and graduated from Olds High School in 1942. Jackie received her B.A. (History major, political science and spech minors) from Iowa Wesleyan College in May 1945. She was a member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority. For 19 years she was a secondary teacher at Olds High School and WACO High School. After teaching in Iowa, she received her Masters in Social Studies and her Doctorate in Educational Curriculum at the University of Northern Colorado in Greely, Colorado. Jackie then was a Professor at the Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri in the Department of Teacher Education and served as the head of that department. After years at Central Missouri State University, she retired to Bakersfield, California.

In addition to her professional education, Jackie was a member of the Olds American Legion Auxiliary from 1945 until she died. She was Iowa State Legion Auxiliary President from 1959 to 1960, Central Division National Vice President, Education Director of Iowa Girl’s State and Director Girl’s Nation in Washington D.C.

After retiring in Bakersfield, California, she was active in the 60+ Club of California State University and in 2011 received Honorary Lifetime membership. Jackie was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her special friend of forty years, Marie Ice of Bakersfield, California.

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