Jacqueline Campbell Graessle


Jacqueline Campbell Graessle, 89, of Seymour, formerly of Ponce Inlet, Florida, died peacefully Wednesday, April 13, 2016, at Covered Bridge Health Campus in Seymour. She had been in failing health for several years.

Born Feb. 5, 1927, in Elwood, she was the daughter of Thomas H. and Doris Fickel Campbell. On Sept. 21, 1950, in Columbus, she married H. Toms Graessle, who preceded her in death in 1979.

While in Seymour, she owned and managed the Colonial Candlestick and was a member of Psi Iota Xi sorority. In her younger years, she was an accomplished seamstress and enjoyed knitting and crocheting. While living for more than 30 years in Florida, Jackie worked at the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and was a member of numerous civic organizations and boards in Ponce Inlet. She was a member of Westminster By-The-Sea Presbyterian Church in Daytona Beach Shores, Florida.

Survivors include her children, Peter (Mindy) Graessle, Terry (Cindy) Graessle and Kimberly (John) Fee; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Tom Campbell; and a granddaughter, Rebekah Fee.

A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Voss Chapel.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until time of service Saturday.

Memorials may be made to the Dr. “Bud” Graessle Nursing Scholarship Fund.