Bernice A. Jaeger

Bernice A. Jaeger, age 80, of Ashippun, passed away on Monday, April 27, 2015, surrounded by her family.

She is survived by her loving husband, Bill, of nearly 60 years; her children, Dan (Deb) Jaeger and Kris (Lisa) Jaeger; along with her grandchildren, Stephanie (Brian) Paulson, Nicole (Kris) Jaenke, William Jaeger, Jacob Mortensen and Jordan (Jeff) Thompson; and great-granddaughters, Sydney and Olivia Paulson and Deklyn Jaenke. She is further survived by her special nephew, Gary Voigt, along with her brother Ron (Bonnie) Frederick and her sister Janet Frederick, and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Bernice will be held on Friday, May 1, at 1:00 PM with gathering beginning at 12:30 PM and also a time of fellowship and reflection to follow the service in the church fellowship hall, all to take place at Zion Lutheran Church in Ashippun. Memorials are suggested to the Zion Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or to the Ashippun First Responders.

Bernice was a talented baker and homemaker. She loved her flowers and birds. Most of all, she enjoyed time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be deeply missed within the community talking and sharing stories.

The family would like to say a special thank you to the Ashippun First Responders and to the staff at Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital for the wonderful care they gave Bernice.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-567-4457 or visit