John R. Dew

March 30, 1922 - Jan. 23, 2008

John R. Dew, 85, of Oconomowoc, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008, at Shorehaven Health Center. He was born March 30, 1922, in Oconomowoc, the son of John Edward Dew and Margaret Ann Wolff.

John worked at the Carnation Company in Oconomowoc for many years. John was a lifelong member of St. Jerome Catholic Church in Oconomowoc and was a third-degree Knight of Columbus at the church. He was also an active member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

John was preceded in death by his parents, John Edward Dew and Margaret Ann Wolff; his sister, Mary Therese Dew; and his brother-in-law, John Henry Jaeger.

He is survived by his brother, Gerald (Carla) Dew of Brookfield, and his sister, Ruth C. Jaeger of Milwaukee. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

A Rosary service will be held at 9:30 a.m. and visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. service Saturday, Jan. 26, at St. Jerome Catholic Church, 211 S. Main St. Burial will be at St. Jerome Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Jerome Catholic Church.

Schmidt & Bartelt-Van Valin Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 363-7126.