Jacqueline Irene VanZandt

January 30, 1947December 13, 2013

Jacqueline Irene “Jackie” (Hammontree) VanZandt, age 66, of Battle Creek passed away Friday, December 13, 2013 at Lifespan Good Samaritan Hospice of Battle Creek. She was born January 30, 1947 in Petosky, MI to Jack and Doris Irene (Ramey) Hammontree. They moved to Homer in the late 40’s from Petosky, MI. Jackie was an avid bowler for over 30 years. She was a member of the Marshall Lanes Bowling Center. and was also a member of the Michigan Women’s 600 Club, a member of the Women of the Moose Chapter #202 of Marshall, MI . She loved camping, gardening, reading and spending time at Weko Beach on lower Lake Michigan. Jackie loved to spend time with her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by; sister Mary Inez Hammontree, mother, Doris Pickford, father Jack Hammontree, brother Bill Hammontree and sister Sharon Hammontree Pundt.

Jackie is survived by: Children; Christine Heath (Ken Lazarus), Lance (Brenda Hillman) VanZandt Grandsons; Kyle Gary, Colten and Caden Heath, and Lance VanZandt Jr. Granddaughters; Emily Cords and Aurora VanZandt Great Granddaughters; Sophia Main Sisters; Karen Hammontree of Bradford, IN and Cindy Hammontree (Greg) Benson of Wolf Creek, MT Several nieces and nephews

Service will be Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the J. Kevin Tidd Erie Street Chapel, 208 West Erie Street, Albion, MI with Reverend David Nicholls officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be one hour prior to the service 10:00-11:00 AM. Contributions may be made to Good Samaritan Hospice Residence, 5470 Glenn Cross Road, Battle Creek, MI. 49015


  • Memorial Service Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Jacqueline Irene VanZandt

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terry girard

December 31, 2013

knew jackie when she lived in homer years ago.she was alway fun to be around. condolences to the family

Diana Schnaitman

December 18, 2013

I am Jackie's cousin Dina, and we spent a lot of our childhood together. She was a very sweet girl, a lot of fun to be with. I am so sorry for your loss of your Sister, Mother and Grandmother. God Bless you, and may you find comfort and cherish all your good memories!

Bob & Barb Gary

December 17, 2013

Chris, So sorry for the loss of your mother. Must be He had a bigger job for Jackie in Heaven. Our prayers are with all of you.

Bob & Barb Gary

December 17, 2013

Kyle and family, so sorry to hear of the passing of your grandmother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time and always.

December 17, 2013

Karen and family, my condolence for the loss of your beloved sister, mother and friend.

James E. Washington (Battle Creek)

Trish Albrecht

December 16, 2013

Chris and family, sorry to hear of your loss. I am thinking of you during this time.