Dolores M. Jacoby (nee Ardelt)
April 23, 1926 ó Nov. 13, 2017
Dolores M. Jacoby (nee Ardelt) of Waukesha passed away with her family by her side at AngelsGrace Hospice on Monday, November 13, 2017, at the age of 91 years. Dolores was born on April 23, 1926, the daughter of Erwin and Leone Ardelt.
In 1944, Dolores graduated from Waukesha High School where she was prom queen during her junior year and made many lifelong friends. She married the love of her life, Richard Jacoby, on October 11, 1947, and worked as a secretary for his business RJ Pattern Works. Dolores was a lifelong member at E& R Church in Waukesha. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends at the north woods cabin in Conover. Dolores participated in many activities, including bridge club, cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, tennis, square dancing, swimming, exercise classes and attended Wisconsin and Packer games with friends. Most of all, Dolores was a proud mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and she loved taking care of her family.
Dolores will be deeply missed by her children, Ron (Cyndy) Jacoby, Diane (Tony) Spadanuda, Bruce (Jenny) Jacoby and Jill (Mark) Schaefer; 14 grandchildren, Troy (Jaime), Stacy (David), Reid (Angela), Chris (Melissa), Mark, Ryan, Bruce II (Jeannette), Joshua (Gena), Jonathan (Loren), Clasen (Misty), Robert (Keleny), Rachel, Matt and Natalie; 23 great-grandchildren, William, Richard, Ella, Emma, Abigael, Logan, Nico, Corey, Lucas, Bruce III, Ethan, Lillian, Charlotte, Victoria, Lucas, Brinley, Porter, Josie, Jeremiah, Alex, Alona, Maxwell and Jarom; sister, Lois Hackbarth; niece, Nancy (David Wiseblood) Klokner; and sister-in-law, Ruth Whyte. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.
Dolores was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Richard.
The visitation for Dolores will be held on Friday, November 17, from 9:30 a.m. until time of the 11 a.m. funeral service at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188. The Rev. Ralph Schultz will be officiating. Entombment will follow at Prairie Home Cemetery in Waukesha at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the E& R Building Fund, 413 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186; Wisconsin Parkinsonís Association, 2819 W. Highland Blvd, Milwaukee, WI 53208; or to AngelsGrace Hospice, N74-W35908 Servantsí Way, Oconomowoc, WI 53066.
The family would like to acknowledge and thank everyone at AngelsGrace Hospice for the kindness and compassion they had shown in their care for Dolores.
Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 262-542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.