Photo: Jacquelyn/Sklut/Morris/1935-2020

Jacquelyn N. Sklut, 85, of Morris, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at Park Pointe Healthcare & Rehab in Morris.  She was born March 19, 1935 in River Falls, WI, the daughter of the late George and Joyce (Hawkins) Nelson.

When Jacquelyn was a young girl, she and her family moved from River Falls to Morris in the 1940’s. She married Nathan Sklut in 1969 and they made their home in Morris.  She worked for Morris Hospital for over 50 years in administration.

Jacquelyn raised quarter horses and was a member of American Quarter Horse Association. She later raised Cocker Spaniels and was a member of the American Spaniel Club.

She is survived by her son Doug (Anna) Sklut of Lake Zurich, IL; three grandchildren: Eliza, Erin, and Emily; one brother, Gordon (Sally) Nelson of Port Charlotte, FL

Preceded in death by her husband, Nathan; her parents, and stepfather, Arthur Hawkins.

Graveside Services will be held Monday, July 6, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in Evergreen Cemetery.  Aqua Cremation rites have been accorded.

Memorial contributions may be made in Jacquelyn’s name to the First United Methodist Church of Morris, 118 W. Jackson Street, Morris IL 60450.

An online guestbook has been made for the family, where you may sign the guestbook, share memories and photographs. You can access this by visiting the website at

Arrangements have been entrusted with U.C. Davis-Callahan Funeral Home, 301 W. Washington Street, Morris, IL.