Kathleen Marie Jakus

May 14, 1951 - July 16, 2011

Kathleen M. Jakus (nee Maguire) of Dousman went to be with the Lord on July 16, 2011. She died peacefully at AngelsGrace Hospice at the age of 60 after a courageous five-year battle with cancer.

Kathy was the loving wife of William (Jake) Jakus for 37 years. She graduated from John Marshall High School in Milwaukee and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and retired from GE Healthcare in 2007 with 31 years of service. She enjoyed traveling and loved her trips to Door County and Ireland. She was a faithful member of Living Stones Bible Church.

She is survived by her father, Jerome Maguire. She will be sadly missed by her three sisters, Maureen Maguire (Gary Goforth), Margaret (Marty) Meyer and Mary Duggan; special niece and nephews Marissa Duggan, Ryan Maguire, Matthew, Mark and Michael Meyer and Connor Duggan; dear aunt Irmgard Trinkl and many relatives and friends. She is further survived by sisters-in-law Gail Jakus and Ellen (Ted) Pierce; brothers-in-law Greg (Jackie) Jakus and Gary (Renee) Jakus; special nieces Rachel Pierce (Ben Landsteiner), Noelle (Christopher) Bakken and Jennifer (Richard) Fix and she was the great-aunt of Christopher, Nicholas and Matthew Fix.

Kathy was preceded in death by her mother, Emma Maguire and her two uncles, Al and Frank Trinkl; brother-in-law, Michael Duggan; father-in-law Andrew Jakus and dear mother-in-law Edith Jakus.

Visitation will be from 4:30 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Thursday, July 21, at Wisconsin Memorial Park, Chapel of the Chimes, 13235 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield. Interment will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 22, from the cemetery chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated for Living Stones Bible Church, N16-W26549 Wild Oats Drive, Suite F, Pewaukee, WI 53072.

Kathy and Judy Daub would like to remind everyone that the Green Bay Packers are the Super Bowl champions!

Serving the family is Harder Funeral Home of Brookfield. Condolences may be left on their website at