Death Notices and Obituary Index

For Milwaukee and the Surrounding Communities

Sources: The Milwaukee Journal, The Milwaukee Sentinel, other various newspapers
Publish dates: Various

See also Waukesha Obituaries
Milwaukee County Obits (offsite link)
Milwaukee Sentinel,Journal Death Notice Index (offsite link)
Milwaukee Obit Archives June 2001 (offsite link)
Milwaukee Obit Archives before June 2001 (offsite link)
Milwaukee Journal/Sentinel Obituaries (Fee Charged for archived obits)

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Obituary: Nic F. Jacoby, a railroad employee was run down and almost instantly killed by a switch engine, early Tuesday morning, August 6, 1912, near Merill station at Milwaukee. Nic F. Jacoby was born the 29th day of March, 1870 and was 42 years, 4 months and 8 days of age. He was born and raised at Dacada. One Jan. 26, 1899 he was united in matrimony to Miss Margaret Roob. Rev. F.C. Ryan of St. Mathews church, Milwaukee, united them. They were blessed with eight children of whom one daughter Mamie preceded her father in death. He is survived by his wife and seven children, of whom the oldest one is nearly 13 years and the baby four months old. On Thursday morning at 10:30 his remains were taken to the St. Mathews church at Milwaukee, where Rev. Fr. F.C.Ryan held a requiem mass for the deceased after which his remains were taken to the C & N.W. depot and sent out to Belgium. From there they were taken to the home of his brother Henry and on Friday morning at 10 oíclock the funeral was held at the St. Nicholas church.



Source: Milwaukee Journal, May 1977

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Funeral services for George P. Jante, will be Monday, for an employee of the Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co. for 65 years. He died of Congestive heart failure Thursday at Columbia Hospital. Jante, 87 retired Jan 1. He was manager of real estate for the firm and at the time managed the Majestic Building, then owned by Schlitz. Jante was born in Milwaukee and educated in the Milwaukee Public Schools. He went to work for Schlitz after high school and was in the real estate division until his Retirement.



Source: Milwaukee Journal, Dec. 19, 1946

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JASZAK (JASHEK), Joseph, died Wednesday a.m., aged 95 years. Beloved father of a son and three daughters; also survived by 3 daughters-in-law, 2 sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren. Funeral services Sat., Dec. 21 at 10:15 a.m. from the A. Rosolek & Son Funeral Home, 1403 W. Hayes Ave. to SS Cyril and Methodius Church. Interment St. Adalbertís Cemetery.



Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (WI) - January 26, 2006

Born to Eternal Life January 21, 2006. Dear cousin of the late Dorothy Dospel and Lillian Worell. Preceded in death by her parents, James and Mary Jindra and sister, Anna. Dear God-mother of Ellen Romans and the late Florian Brust. Also survived by cousins and a host of friends. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30AM Friday, January 27, 2006 at OUR LADY QUEEN OF PEACE (S. 29th and Euclid Ave.). Visitation will be held at the church from 9:30AM until time of services. Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery. Marie was a member of Lalumiere League and a retiree of the Wisconsin State Dept. of Transportation. CHURCH AND CHAPEL Skubal-Koelsch-Larsen Bros. 414-476-0052



Source: Milwaukee Journal, Milwaukee, Wi., July 20, 1962

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JOERRES, Francis; 7156 N. 44th St. aged 64 years beloved husband, father of 3 children; brother-in-law, sisters-in-Law, cousins, nieces, nephews and future son-in-law, also survive. Funeral Sat. July 21 at 8:15 a.m. from the funeral home of Heiden & Lange, 3116 N. 3d st. to Our Lady of Good Hope church at 9 a.m. Interment Calvary. In state after 4 p.m. Fri. Parish vigil Friday at 7 p.m.



Five generations of her family celebrated Osceola’s 100th birthday. Born in Mississippi in 1899, she lived on a farm until she married Hubert Jones. In 1951, they moved to Milwaukee. They had ten children; seven are still living. In good health (she started to wear glasses only 10 years ago), she enjoys quilting. Osceola is pleased about the advances in technology but is saddened by the proliferation of drugs and violence that keep young people from living full lives.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (WI) - September 29, 2002

Jones, Osceola (Nee Panel). Mother Osceola Jones was born to the late Pete and Joanna Panel on January 16, 1899. She entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, September 24, 2002 after successfully completing her earthly journey at the age of 103. Her childhood was spent in Saltillo, Mississippi, where she received her education. She was then united in marriage to Hubert Jones. After residing in Jackson, Tennessee for some time, they relocated to Milwaukee, WI in 1951. She was known to all as Mother Jones, a highly religious woman, and was a member of International Deliverance Church of God in Christ for over 45 years. Mother Jones was employed at the Milwaukee County Courthouse. She leaves to cherish her memory, 6 children: Learlee Fleming, Essie (Henry) Bates, Ann Noblin, Bobby Jones, Jimmy Jones and Albert Jones. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Jones; her sons, George Montgomery and Billy Jones; daughter, Ruth Gates (nee Jones) and granddaughter, Jewel Knighten (nee Noblin). She will be greatly missed by five generations of relatives and a host of friends. All services will be held on Tuesday, October 1, 2002 at Holy Redeemer, 3500 Mother Daniels Way at 1:00 PM. Visitation from 11:00 AM until time of Service. PARADISE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME Service, Dignity, Respect & Compassion 7625 W. Appleton Ave. (414)461-8000



Died December 2, 1937

Source: Published December 5, 1937

JUERGENS: Dr. Louis W., 2817 N. 18th st., beloved husband of Anna (nee Morgenroth), father of Ewin H., Louis A. and Althea Juergens and Irma Craig of Rush Lake, Wis.; also survived by 2 sisters, 1 brother, 2 daughters-in-law, 1 son-in-law and 12 grandchildren; aged 79 years. Funeral Monday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m., at the funeral home of August Kaufmann, 936 W. Center st., Interment Valhalla. In state Sunday.



Source: Milwaukee newspaper of Wednesday, April 26, 1972 re: the April 28th death of:

CHARLES G. JUNEAU Services will be held Thursday for a great-grandnephew of Solomon Juneau, founder of Milwaukee, who died Sunday in St. Luke's Hospital.

He was Charles G. Juneau, 57, of 5602 Exeter Ave., Greendale, who died of cancer

Juneau had retired as a lieutenant colonel in 1960 after 20 years in the Army and for 10 years delivered mail for the Greendale Post Office.

He was born in Milwaukee, was a graduate of Wauwatosa High School and attended the University of Wisconsin Extension before entering service. He served in the infantry and later the military police, and during World War II was at Anzio and Casablanca.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; a son, Charles of Madison; three daughters, Mrs. William (Anne) Bullied, Frankling, Mass.; Elisabeth of Galveston, Tex., and Katy Jo, at home, and a brother, Frederick, Milwaukee.

Memorial Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Greendale Community Church, 6015 Clover La. Private burial services will be in Forest Home Cemetery.



Source: Milwaukee Journal Sunday, December 24, 1939

Andrew Juszczak (Just), Dec. 22, aged 61 years, of 2256 S. 4th st., beloved husband of Katherine, father of Larry, Harry, Mrs. Mary Janz and Joseph Just; also survived by 1 son-in-law, 2 daughters-in-law and grandchildren,. Funeral Tuesday at 8:15 A.M. FROM THE FUNERAL HOME OF K. Fennig & Sons, 525 W. Lincoln av. Services at St. Josephatís basilica. Interment St. Adelbertís.



Source: Milwaukee Journal May 1, 1943

Catherine Juszczk (Just) aged 64 years of 2256 S . 4th St., beloved mother of Larry, Mary Janz, Harry and Joseph, mother-in-law of Alois Janz, Helen, Hilda and Naomi; also survived by 5 grandchildren. Funeral Mon. at 10:45 a.m. from the funeral home of K. F. Fennie & Sons, 525 W. Lincoln av. Services at St. Josephatís basilica. Interment St. Adalbertís.