YUMA, Ariz.

Andrew ‘Andy’ P. Jekel

March 10, 1924 - Aug. 14, 2008

Andrew "Andy" P. Jekel, 84, passed away in Yuma, Ariz. Andy was born to Henry and Katherine Jekel in Pewaukee.

He was a lifelong member of the Sheet Metal Workers’ Union. He served in the Army and volunteered for his country by serving 20 years in the Pewaukee Army Reserve Unit. Andy also resided in Crookston Minn., and Yuma.

Andy was preceded in death by his wife, Pearl; son, Andrew; brothers, Fritz and Henry; and sisters, Katie and Ann.

Andy is survived by his daughter, Kathleen, and her son, Matthew; a brother, John; a sister, Elizabeth (Jekel) Ristow; along with numerous nephews and nieces.

A visitation will be held from 1:30 p.m. until the 2 p.m. memorial service Sunday, Oct. 19, at Yonke & Son Funeral Home, 205 Prospect Ave., Pewaukee. The Rev. Richard Krause will officiate.

Yonke & Son Funeral Home, 691-1900, is serving the family.