Emma A. Jabs

March 7, 1919 June 11, 2014


Emma A. Jabs was born to eternal life Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at age 95.

Emma was born in Milwaukee on March 7, 1919 to Louis and Renate Jabs.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her foster parents, Michael and Amalia Gerdel; and her brothers, Heinrich and Edward (Rose) Jabs.

She is survived by her nephews, Lee (Jane) and Ross Jabs, and her great-nieces, Pamela Jabs, Michelle Jabs Rutherford, Jill Schutz, Rebecca Jabs and Julie Hein.

Visitation will be held Monday, June 16, from 10:00 am until time of service at 11:00 am at the Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Service, 10121 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa. Private interment will be at Graceland Cemetery, Milwaukee.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to her church, Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1209 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202, are appreciated.

Special thanks to Allay Home and Hospice and the nurses and staff at Mitchell Manor for their compassion and care.

Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services in Wauwatosa is serving the family. For more information, call 414-774-5010 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.