Jacqueline “Cookie” Underwood
Sunday, May 4, 1947
Date of Death:
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
72 years old
Jacqueline “Cookie” Underwood
Jacqueline Ellen “Cookie” Underwood, age 72, of Rochester, MN died Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, MN, surrounded by her family. She had been fighting cancer for 26 years, and was under the care of Mayo Home Hospice.
Jacqueline was born May 4, 1947, in Rochester, the daughter of Orrin and Helen (Holland) Hoven. She attended Northrop School and graduated from John Marshall High School in 1966. She was united in marriage to Dave Underwood on February 4, 1967 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Rochester. Jackie enjoyed going to thrift stores and garage sales. She collected cook books, and was an excellent cook. She also enjoyed taking road trips with her husband. She also had a love for all animals, especially her dogs. Jackie and Dave celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary in February of this year. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Deane Smith in Oncology and Dr. Feely in Palliative Care, and all the nurses and support personnel on Mayo Gonda 10 who were so supportive and kind to us.
She is survived by her husband, Dave; sons: Brad (Jenny) of St. Paul, MN, Jeff (Kris) of rural Byron, MN, and Jack (LeaAnn) of Racine, MN; grandsons: Brandon (Anna) of Lino Lakes, MN, Bailey, Tyler, and Travis of Byron, MN, and Cole of Racine, MN; 1 great-daughter: Sophia Underwood; and Emma Underwood on the way; brother, David Hoven of Rochester; and sister, Diane Snakenberg of Remer, MN.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
A funeral service will be held Monday, August 26, 2019 at 11:00 AM in River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home in Rochester, with Rev. Lester Horntvedt officiating. Visitation will be one and a half hours prior to the service. Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Rochester.
Send your condolences to the family of Jacqueline “Cookie” Underwood.
At the family's request, Macken Funeral Home will publish your message on this website.
The family of Jacqueline “Cookie” Underwood has received the following condolences.
So very sorry to hear of Jackie's passing. She was a great game and I have done memories of her from school. May she rest in peace.❤️😪
Dave and family, we were so sad to hear of Jackie's passing. She was a very sweet lady, when ever we met it was so easy to chat with her. May God be with you and the family to help you through this difficult time, Toodie and Bub
We are so sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful person in every way.. Again we are sending our condolences
Dear Dave and family our deepest sympathy to you all such sad news so hard to lose someone so dear love and prayers as you get through this difficult time.
Jim and Patty Rockers
My deepest sympathy to you Dave and to your family. Your wife sure put up a tremendous battle against cancer. My prayers are with you as you grieve such a major loss. God bless you and console you. Your USS Guam buddy Ken Wagner
I am so sorry to read of Jackie's death. My sympathy to her family at this sad time for them.
Dear Dave and Family,
I am so sorry and saddened to hear about your loss of your dear wife and mother. I offer you all my condolences and best wishes as you deal with the sadness. This has happened at a way too young age and is so painful to accept. I know that she fought bravely for such a long time. She has won and her memory will go on. I am sure your strong family will support eachother and get through this difficult time. All m thoughts are with you. ... Dale Hostad
My deepest sympathy for your loss, she was a great lady and will be sorely missed. She fought a courageous battle.
We are sad for you all but happy that Jackie is now free from pain. What a courageous women!
Our deepest sympathy....
we are so sorry for your loss or hearts go out to all of you and hope your family gets through this very hard day to come. She was a classy lady with alot of love in her heart and will be sadly missed. You all have a very special Angel now. My heart is breaking for you. Love, cindy & Dan