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Haskell (Jack) L. Isham

October 24, 1932 — August 14, 2023

Haskell (Jack) L. Isham, 90, passed away Monday, August 14, 2023, in DeForest, Wisconsin. 


Born October 24, 1932, in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, son of Henry Isham and Lula (Sixkiller) Isham. He married his wife Anna (Sheehan) Isham in Wea, Kansas on November 8, 1952. He was sent to The Korean War shortly after his marriage. He spent his life in Kansas, Lincoln, IL, Rockford, IL, and Mount Horeb, WI with his wife and kids. He retired at 82 from the Transportation Industry, he worked as a teamster driver, moving into a terminal manager position then ending his career as an owner operator. He loved and took much pride in each of his 15 grandchildren, and his 21 great grandchildren. He loved holding, singing, and dancing with the new babies.


Jack is survived by his sister; Floy Trapp, Wife; Anna Isham, Children; Bill Isham, Steve (Tammy Johnson) Isham, Greg (Diane Goldsworthy) Isham, and Cheryl (Doug) (Isham) Eklund, Grandchildren; Brandy (Justin), Billy (Monica), Tonya (Noah), Missy (Geoffrey}, Josh (Kayla), Michael (Racheal), Tawnie (Preston), Jacki (Cody), Randi (Justin), Ashley (Josh), Natalie (Jay), Shelbi (Primo), Kyle (Meredith), Torre (Brittany), and Kayla (Blake), and 21 Great Grandchildren. Jack is predeceased by his parents Henry and Lula Isham, and Brothers, Nelce, Troy, and Ron Isham.


A celebration of life will be jointly celebrated with his wife at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family to be established at a later date.


Arrangements entrusted to Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory, 1860 S. Mulford Rd. Rockford, IL 61108. Share online memories and condolences at www.fitzgeraldfh.com 

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