Judith R. Jacobs

Feb. 27, 1941 – May 21, 2012

Judith R. Jacobs (nee Madison), a longtime resident of Mukwonago, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family Monday, May 21, 2012, at the age of 71 years, after a long battle with melanoma. Judy was born in the Town of Vernon on Feb. 27, 1941, the cherished daughter of Kenneth and Helen (nee Olson) Madison.

Judy was a 1959 graduate of Mukwonago High School. She loved gardening and caring for her flowers. Her greatest love of all was her husband, children and grandchildren, but there was truly a special place in her heart for her grandchildren.

Judy was the beloved wife for nearly 50 years of Skip Jacobs. The loving mother of Kerry (Kimberli) and Kurt Jacobs. Proud and devoted grandmother of Jordan and Shauna Jacobs. Treasured friend of Kimberly Jacobs. Dear sister of Gary (Donna) Madison, Al (Sue) Madison, Donna (the late Ray) Knurr, Joyce (John) Caesar and the late Daniel (Shirley) Madison. Judy is further survived by many loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, May 25, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 410 Highway NN West, Mukwonago. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at the church. Interment will follow at Vernon Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorials in Judy’s name may be directed to her church or a charity of your choice.
Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services in Mukwonago is serving the family. For more information, call 363-7126 or visit online at

Judy will forever be
missed and loved.