Jackie Kay Houck, age 68, 945 South Shank St., Portland, passed away Saturday morning in Swiss Village in Berne.

She was born in Portland on Sept. 15, 1949, the daughter of Roger and Elnora Jane (Prescott) Bubp. She was married April 11, 1971, to Dave Houck, who survives. She was a retired kitchen manager for Jay Schools working in Judge Haynes and General Shanks elementary schools. She was a member of West Walnut Street Church of Christ and Gamma Nu Sorority, a 1967 graduate of Portland High School, a 1968 graduate of Amber Beauty College and food service classes at Ball State University. She was a board member and officer of District 6 Indiana Food Service Association.

Surviving are her husband Dave; one son, Ryan Houck (wife: Lisa) of Portland; one sister, Donna Herrmann (husband: Richard) of Junction City, Kentucky; four grandchildren, Callie Houck of Portland, Carrie Fox of Franklin, Christopher French of Portland and Celest French of Portland; and two nieces.

She was an avid dog lover and is survived by her two Dachshunds, Daisy and Lady.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Pastor Gil Alicia presiding. Burial will follow in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Pennville. Visitation will be today from 3 to 7 p.m. and one hour prior to the services Thursday. Memorials can be made to the Jay County Humane Society.

Condolences may be expressed at bairdfreeman.com.