Jackie Kay Gachter, age 54 of Sheridan passed away unexpectedly Sunday November 13, 2016. Jackie was born September 15, 1962, in Saginaw, Michigan the daughter of Robert and Pauline Carman Sr. Jackie had a love of animals; especially horses. She was extremely gifted in raising and training them. She loved going to tractor shows, baking, canning and farming. But most of all she loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them whenever she could. Jackie will be dearly missed.

          Jackie is survived by her best friend and companion; Doug Haney, her children; Erin Jo Gachter, Terry J. (Ashley) Gachter JR. and Troy Allen (Jessica) Gachter, grandchildren; Bailey Jo Alexis Gachter, Kayden Robert Gachter, Emily Rose Gachter, Kaylee Kelsey and TJ Gachter, mother; Pauline Carman, brothers and sisters; Debbie Lee, Terry Robert Carman, Scott Carman, Georgann Baldwin, Robert Leon Carman Jr. and Ralland Carman, several nieces, nephews and great friends. Jackie was preceded in death by her father, Robert Sr. and her very dear friend (her 2nd mom) Fannie Fields.

          Funeral Services for Jackie will take place Friday, November 18, 2016 at 12:00 PM from Brigham Funeral Chapel-Edmore with Ivan Palmer to officiate. Followed by burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Sheridan, MI. Visitation will also take place Friday from 11:00 AM until the time of services. Those planning a memorial contribution are asked to consider the wishes of the family, In Care of Doug Haney. To share an online condolence please leave a message below.



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  • cindy rademacher (Tuesday, November 15 16 06:39 pm EST)

    I will surely miss her!!!!

  • Jaya Lingam Gachter (Tuesday, November 15 16 07:38 pm EST)

    you will be dearly missed Jackie :-(

  • martha shockey (Tuesday, November 15 16 07:44 pm EST)

    Doug so saddened to hear of your terrible loss. You are in our prayers. Love Uncle John and Aunt Martha

  • Edna Sabucco (Tuesday, November 15 16 07:49 pm EST)

    To the Gachter and Carman families; I hope your love for Jackie, and one another, will heal the pain in your hearts during this most unfortunate time. Hold one another close, put aside any differences, express your love, and find solace in knowing you have one another and your memories to comfort you.

  • tanya herrick (Tuesday, November 15 16 08:02 pm EST)

    Jackie will be greatly missed prayers for her family.

  • Don and Jackie Hagen (Tuesday, November 15 16 08:13 pm EST)

    So very sorry for the families loss. We got to know Jackie at the auction in Vickeryville. What a nice and very kind person. May God hold you all in his arms during this difficult time.

  • Denise Gachter Ledford & family (Tuesday, November 15 16 08:41 pm EST)

    Thinking of Jackie's family, friends & Doug. So sorry for your loss. May god hold you close in this time of need. Prayers & Hugs

  • Richard and Penny Gachter (Tuesday, November 15 16 10:00 pm EST)

    So very sorry...Jackie will be missed. Sending you strength for this difficult time.

  • Tammy Johnson (Tuesday, November 15 16 10:08 pm EST)

    Troy and Terry I am so sorry for your loss. I love you guys like my own. Take care!

  • Sandi LaLone (Tuesday, November 15 16 10:31 pm EST)

    May you Rest In Peace my friend~wish we would've kept in contact. To your family, I'm so very sorry for your loss. Jackie was a wonderful person with a great attitude. She always had a kind word for all who knew her! God speed Jackie and thanks for the friendship and the memories🌹💞

  • Duane Mocherman (Tuesday, November 15 16 11:05 pm EST)

    Sorry for the loss are family will keep her and her family in are prayers

  • Mel Simmons (Wednesday, November 16 16 04:58 am EST)

    You will be missed my friend hugs and prayers to Jackie's family🌹🏵

  • Faith ridgeway (Wednesday, November 16 16 05:57 am EST)

    We are so sorry for your loss our prayers go out to Doug and family she will be missed Brent Decker-Gatcher Faith Ridgeway

  • Kim Lund (Wednesday, November 16 16 01:08 pm EST)

    So sorry to all of the family. I got to know Jackie at Carson Hospital. When ever we would see each other it became a conversation about farming and the new babies on the farm. I will miss seeing you around friend, you will be missed by all who knew you.

  • Candy and Lindsey Geiger (Wednesday, November 16 16 03:33 pm EST)

    My thoughts, prayers, and condolences are with the family during this difficult time.

  • Laura Fitzgerald (Wednesday, November 16 16 04:09 pm EST)

    So sad to hear this terrible news. Jackie was a kind soul and had a good sense of humor. Gone too soon.

  • Nora/ Leona Johnson (Wednesday, November 16 16 04:24 pm EST)

    I got to know Jackie thru my mother, Leona Johnson, she was such a great friend to her. Jackie was such a sweet kind hearted person. Jackie my mom and the rest of our family will miss you dearly. Such a true good friend to my mother. Doug, your in our hearts and prayers. Always know that we are all here for you. love Johnson family.

  • Matt proctor (Wednesday, November 16 16 05:11 pm EST)

    I'm thinking of you all , and sorry about your loss , prayers are sent your way to comfort.

  • Nisha Gachter (Wednesday, November 16 16 06:25 pm EST)

    I will always miss you aunt Jackie. I will treasure you in my heart❤️❤️❤️

  • Shawn and CJ Carter (Wednesday, November 16 16 07:05 pm EST)

    Our hearts and prayers are with you Doug and the rest of the family. We are going to miss her bunches!! If there's anything at all we can do let us know. We will never forget you Jackie!!!
    Much love,

  • Denise D. (Wednesday, November 16 16 07:10 pm EST)

    We are so very sorry for the heartache and pain you are feeling.. Please remember the memories of love and laughterJackie gave you . Those are cherished gifts from her to last a lifetime. Hugs to everyone. Denise / Ionia County. Victim Advocates

  • Julie (Wednesday, November 16 16 08:35 pm EST)

    Doug, So sorry to hear about your loss. My prayers are with you at this sad time.

  • Linda Christensen and family (Thursday, November 17 16 09:02 am EST)

    We are very sorry for your loss... we will hold Jackie and her loved ones in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Jackie will be missed but remembered through the wonderful memories we shared. Rest in Peace Jackie

  • Glenda Wing (Thursday, November 17 16 11:50 am EST)

    With Sincere sympathy. cannot imagine what you are feeling will keep you in our hearts and prayers at this sad time. Gale and Glenda Wing

  • Donna Merritt (Thursday, November 17 16 11:20 pm EST)

    Jackie I will continue to hold your children up in prayer as they work through their lost. Jackie was a very spirited person, she shared her love with all.

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