Visitation and funeral service planned for Jackson Sparks, 8-year-old killed in Waukesha parade attack

WAUKESHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A visitation and funeral service will take place for 8-year-old Jackson Sparks on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021 at Brooklife Church, followed by a private burial on Friday, Dec. 3. 

Sparks lived in Mukwonago, and he was a 3rd grader at Clarendon Avenue Elementary School.

According to his obituary, Jackson loved baseball and played for the Waukesha Blazers. When not playing baseball, or slam-dunking basketballs throughout the house, Jackson enjoyed fishing, catching frogs, and playing with his brother Tucker and his dog Qi’ra.

Children are encouraged to wear baseball jerseys to the service to honor Jackson. 

The service will take place from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday Dec. 2. 

In Lieu of flowers, Memorials can be directed to The Waukesha Blazers Memorial Fund.

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