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Jacqueline “Jackie” Alice (Hanscom) (Wallace) James, age 73, passed away on Jan. 30, 2005.

Born April 9, 1931 to Haven “Ike” and Hazel Hanscom, in Flandreau, South Dakota, she grew up in Texas and Nebraska and graduated from high school in Scottsbluff in 1948. Later that year, she married John William Wallace in Oberlin, Kansas. They moved their family to Pueblo in 1957, where he took a job at Pueblo Central High School teaching shop classes. Mr. Wallace died in 1960, leaving her to raise their five children.

She met and married Bob James in 1962, spending the next 43 years as his loving companion and helping him to raise his seven children along with her own. In addition attended Corwin Nursing School and was a longtime office manager for Dr. Rodney Smith and Dr. Wesley Van Camp.

Jackie loved games and was an avid bridge player. She was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church, Pueblo Eagles Lodge # 145, the American Contract Bridge League, Under Twenty-nine Club, Rocky Mountain Astronomy club and Ozark County Genealogical & Historical Society.

Jackie is survived by her husband, Bob James and children; John Wallace, Michael (Debbie) Wallace, Deborah (Jim) Sbarbaro, Nancy (Dennis) Cornell and Becky (Tim) Pankey, stepchildren; Kay (Zyg) Henrych, Karen James, Robert C. James, Ken (Diane) James, Marvin (Betty Jane) James, Vernon (Gail) James and Jeanette (Dennis) O’Quin; sister-in-law Dorothy Hanscom, Nieces Vickie (Larry) Caduff and Pam (Les) Salas, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, her brother, Ladd Hanscom and nephew, Ladd Hanscom, Jr. Special thanks to the staff of Sangre de Cristo Hospice & Palliative Care and the Anticoagulation Clinic at Park West Medical Complex of Parkview Medical Center.