Jacqueline ‘Jackie’ D. Teske
Jan. 26, 1929 – Oct. 26, 2013
Jacqueline “Jackie” D. Teske of Pewaukee, formerly of St. Francis, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at age 84. She was born in Rockford, Ill., on Jan. 26, 1929, the daughter of Nathaniel and Marie (Ostrowski) Westcott.
On April 17, 1948, she married Raymond Teske; he preceded her in death Sept. 26, 1997. Jackie was very active in the deaf community and was a strong supporter of the Catholic Deaf Community and of the former St. John School for the Deaf. She was a member of the Waukesha Deaf Organization, the Southeastern Wisconsin Deaf Organization and St. Joseph Catholic Church. Jackie loved lighthouses and will be sadly missed.
She is survived by her daughter, Thomasine Teske of Pewaukee; her son, Paul (Linda) Teske of Waukesha; her granddaughter, Lisa (Terry) Royea of Muskego; and her great-grandson, Sawyer Royea. She is further survived by her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Carl (Nancy) Ignatowski, Mary Ignatowski, Rosalie Teske, Felicia (the late Pete) Loppnow and Erv Szewczuga, along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
In addition to her husband and her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Shirley Ruppel; her brothers-in-law, Jerry Ignatowski and Edmond Teske; and her sisters-in-law, Bernadine (John) Konkel and Emily Szewczuga.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11:30 a.m. funeral Mass on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 822 N. East Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Christopher Klusman will preside. Interment will be held at 1:15 p.m. at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Milwaukee. Please meet at the cemetery office off of Morgan Avenue.
Memorials are appreciated to Southeastern Wisconsin Deaf Senior Citizens.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 547-4035 or visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.