Sept. 26, 1930 - April 21, 2019
Jacqueline “Jacquie” DeBernardi, died on April 21 in Port Townsend, WA. Jacquie was born on September 26, 1930 in Klamath Falls, OR to Buford and Blanche Morris.
The family moved to Baker, OR where Jacquie and her brother, Robert, attended elementary and high school. After graduation, she went on to University of Oregon and Oregon State University graduating with a degree in Physical Education. In 1952, Jacqueline married Donn DeBernardi and they had two children, Dawn and Daniel. The family settled in Lincoln City, OR where Jacquie taught PE, English and Science at both Taft Junior and Senior High Schools. The family was an active part of the community during the 1950s and 1960s. In 1968 Jacqueline married Robert Lisbakken and moved to Lake Oswego with Dawn and Daniel where she lived for 48 years. Robert died in 1994; they were married for 25 years.
Throughout her life Jacqueline volunteered in many areas of service to both her church and the communities in which she lived. These include: Lincoln County Mental Health Board, Lincoln County Republican Central Committee, Lincoln City Lions Auxiliary and the Altar Guild at St. James Episcopal Church.
Jacqueline is survived by Dawn DeBernardi Spencer, Port Townsend, Daniel DeBernardi, Kona, HI, grandchildren, Kathryn Norris and Dominic DeBernardi and great-grandson Henry Norris.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 21 at Christ Church Episcopal Parish, 1060 Chandler Road, Lake Oswego.
Please send Remembrances to the Alzheimer’s Association, for research, to PO Box 96011, Washington DC 20090-6011 https://www.alz.org/