Kay A. Jashinsky


June 5, 1941 - Sept. 6, 2012



Kay A. Jashinsky passed away peacefully Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at her home with her family by her side, at the age of 71. She was born June 5, 1941, in Milwaukee, to Russell and Freida (nee Smith) Inglis.


Kay worked as a reporter, writing for several community newspapers, including the New Berlin Citizen. She was a member of the New Berlin Historical Society and Red Hat Society, and was Mrs. Claus in the New Berlin Christmas parade. She was an avid piano and organ player, and enjoyed painting. Kay loved used book sales and shopping at St. Vincent De Paul's and Goodwill. But most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.


She was the beloved wife of 51 years to Gerald; loving mother of Sara (Ray) Koscak, Jim (Karen) Jashinsky and Craig Jashinsky; and  the loving and caring grandma of Raymond (Meghan) Koscak, Daniel Koscak, Krysta Koscak, Eric Jashinsky and Adam Jashinsky. 


She was preceded in death by her parents.


Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at Krause Funeral Home, 12401 W. National Ave., New Berlin. A funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. A private burial will be at Highland Memorial Park.


Special thanks to Horizon Home Care and Hospice for all their support and help.


She'll be deeply missed by her family and friends.


Krause Funeral Home and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 786-8009 or visit online at