Jacqueline was born on March 28, 1930, in Escanaba, MI, to Henry and Florence (LaViolette) Gingrass. On August 18, 1951, she married John Richard Potter of Escanaba, MI. They raised 6 children. 3 sons; James, David and Richard and 3 daughters; Jane, Catherine and Anne. She received her LPN degree at Bay De Noc College in Escanaba, MI in 1970.
Jacqueline had a passion for all artistic endeavors, especially oil painting, and in the warm weather you would always find her on the golf course. She gave of herself passionately to her whole family, with her infectious laughter and disposition. She gave her community and friends a lifetime of joy and happiness.
Jacqueline was proceeded in death by her father, Henry; mother, Florence; husband, John; son David Potter and sisters Mary Ann Bruce and Florence Mary Gingrass.
She is survived by her 5 children: Jane Korntved (Jim), Catherine Potter, Jim Potter (Geri), Richard Potter, and Anne Potter Bousquet; her sisters Noreen Speith and Dottie Schram; 11 grandchildren: Eric Potter (Christine), Kathryn Potter-Cline (John), Jacqueline Beaulac (Jon), Gwendaline Murray (Ed), Ashley Kennedy (Sean), Tessiea Doering, Matthew Bousquet, Terra Potts, Zack Potter, Christina Potter, and Jessica Potter and 16 great grandchildren.
A memorial service will held in August of 2021, at All Saints Catholic Church in Gladstone, MI. Further information concerning the memorial will be forthcoming at a later date.