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Jacqueline RunyonApril 20, 1925 ~ May 2, 2017 (age 92)
Jacqueline Juan Runyon Jacqueline (Jackie) Runyon, aged 92, died peacefully May 2, 2017 at home in Tooele Utah, after a brief struggle with cancer.
Jackie was born on April 20th, 1925 in Moline Illinois, the daughter of John and Ethel McGonigle. Jackie enjoyed nothing more than family and friends. She loved spending time visiting and talking with anyone that just needed an ear to hear. She was a caring, kind and gentle soul who never met anyone that she didn't consider a friend. Her love for Jesus and serving others was the hallmark of her life. In 1947 she married the love of her life and soulmate, William Runyon. They were married for 70 years and just weeks before her passing, enjoyed renewing their wedding vows. This might of been one of the happiest days of her life. The two raised their kids living in the Midwest and ﬁnally retiring to Lake Havasu City, AZ in 1984 where they lived for 33 years. In 2017 they moved to Tooele Utah to be closer to family. Jackie is survived by her husband William Runyon. She is also survived by oldest son William Runyon and wife, Gail of Atlanta, GA.; son Timothy Runyon and wife Ivonne of St Petersburg, FL.; daughter Patricia and husband Mickey Gartman of Phoenix, AZ; son Richard Runyon of Phoenix, AZ; daughter Mary McCawley of Phoenix, AZ; son Mark Runyon and wife Joni of Tooele, UT.; son Michael Runyon and wife Scarlet of Altus, OK. She is also survived by 23 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren; and many other family and dear friends. She is preceded in death by baby son, Patrick; and grandson, Mark Halcomb. There will be a Memorial service to celebrate Jackie's life on May 7th, 2017 at 6pm. Service will be held at New Life Christian Fellowship, 411 E Utah Ave. Tooele, Utah 84074. For out of town family and friends, the service will broadcast Live Stream on the New Life Facebook page. A reception will follow at the home of her son.