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David W. Jackson

Des Moines

David Jackson, age 53, of Des Moines and formerly of Oskaloosa died at his home of natural causes.

David was a 1976 graduate of Oskaloosa High School. He graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in theater and philosophy in 1981 and a degree in mathematics in 1986. David taught algebra and geometry at Lincoln High School for 22 years beginning in 1988. He also taught math at DMACC for a number of years.

David was an avid reader and loved current events, movies and technology. He was a loyal user of Apple. He enjoyed a host of friends from his youth and teaching colleagues.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents and his father. His family includes his mother, Marjorie Jackson of Oskaloosa; brothers: Jerry of Waukee, IA and John of Columbia, MO and a sister, Jane Elizabeth Jackson of Hendersonville, TN; and a niece and five nephews.

Memorial Services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, August 4, 2011 at St. James Episcopal Church in Oskaloosa. Burial will be in Forest Cemetery.

Garland-Van Arkel-Langkamp Funeral Chapel is entrusted with the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers those wishing to honor David's memory may contribute to the Oskaloosa Public Library or the David Jackson Educational Memorial Fund at the University of Iowa.

Published in Des Moines Register on Aug. 3, 2011
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