Noel Kimball Jepson Jr.

Funeral services will be held for Noel Kimball Jepson Jr. at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4, at the Community United Methodist Church in Cedarburg. Noel passed away on Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, at the age of 66. Visitation will be held on Thursday at the church, from 4 p.m. until time of service. Interment will take place at the Zur Ruhe Cemetery in Cedarburg. Mueller Funeral Home is serving the family.

Noel was born on Aug. 2, 1942 in Michigan, son of the late Noel Kimball Sr. and Elizabeth (nŽe Butler) Jepson. While working a summer job for the Ariens Co., Noel met Judy Krueger in Brillion (when both were in college), and they were married Dec. 16, 1967. While in college, Noel was honored to serve in the U.S. Army. He later attended the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where he earned a master’s degree in business administration. Noel and Judy moved to Cedarburg in 1976.

Noel served on various city of Cedarburg boards and commissions, and he was involved in numerous activities and organizations including the Cedarburg Lions Club, Ozaukee County Jail Literacy Program and the Ozaukee Chapter of the Great Lakes Sports Fishermen. Noel was also proud to serve as Cedarburg’s Common Council Representative for the Third District.

Noel is survived by Judy, his loving wife of nearly 41 years; children, David Jepson of New York and Wendy Jepson (Christian Brannstrom) of Texas; grandchildren, Nicolas and Andreas Brannstrom of Texas; brother, Jan (Kathy) Jepson of Michigan; brother-in-law, Rollo (Marcy) Krueger of Florida; sister-in-law, Laurel (Lester) Nett of Appleton; stepsister, Suzy Jepson (Lindley Kinerk) of New Hampshire; and aunt and uncle, Nathalie and Willard Tschantz of Brillion. He is further survived by cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends.

Noel will be sadly missed by his family, friends and the city of Cedarburg which he loved so dearly. The family would like to say a special thank you to the Cedarburg Police Department and the Cedarburg Rescue Squad for their prompt and caring service on Noel’s behalf.

Memorials to the Greater Cedarburg Community Foundation or Cedarburg Rescue Squad appreciated. For online condolences, visit