December 8, 1937 – May 9, 2020
Jacqueline “Jackie” Dianne Middleton-Boot, 82 of Grand Rapids, passed away Saturday May 9, 2020.
Born on December 8, 1937 to Roy and Beatrice Middleton.
Survived by her husband Leo Boot and brother Larry Middleton. Preceded in death by parents Roy and Beatrice Middleton, daughters Lori and Toni Lynne Stancliff.
Jackie started playing music professionally (mainly the accordion) at the age of twelve. She formed a band called the Middleton Trio who played ballroom music.The Middleton Trio played at many local nursing homes. They also played at the Westwood Ranch House for 30 years.
Jackie was a lifelong member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. Jackie loved riding her bike and was also and avid gardener. She was a friend to everyone who knew her, always a cheerful a caring person.
Jackie will be dearly missed.
A Memorial Gathering will take place on Friday, May 21st from 4-8 PM at Reyers North Valley Chapel.
Please make donations in honor of Jackie to the Humane Society.
Friday, May 21, 2021
May 15, 2021
I always remember going down to Middleton music studio to learn how to play saxophone and trumpet she be there working with her dad, lovely party’s at her home, playing at all these different places either at Westwood , American legion in Grand Haven, the Moose lodge in Wyoming just name the few places they play there gigs at May she Rest In Peace with her family she probably all really play music and have a gig going doing big band music and my dad probably sitting in she play with her dad and wille sorry for your lose Leo.💐💐🙏🏽🙏🏽🌹🌷🌺
May 17, 2020
Dear Leo and family,
Jackie was a sweet lady, kind and generous. She loved you all.
It was a joy to get acquainted with Jackie in celebrating two wedding ceremonies in your family.
My prayers are with you in this tender time.
Rev. Bill Johnson
May 17, 2020
Jackie was a great sister in law and shared a loving life with my brother Leo
She is very much missed and will always leave us with fond memories