Elizabeth E. Jacak, 97

Elizabeth E. Jacak (nee Steinmetz), 97, formerly of Theresa, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, Aug. 13, at noon at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Theresa with the Rev. Dennis Budka officiating. A visitation will be held on Monday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m.-noon at the church. Burial will take place at Holy Angels Cemetery in West Bend. 

Elizabeth was born the daughter of Michael and Mary (Nahr) Steinmetz on July 17, 1915, in the town of Jackson. On Nov. 28, 1933, she was married to Awald Jacak in West Bend. 

She spent her years as a homemaker caring for the ones she loved. Elizabeth with her husband Awald owned and operated Jacak’s Tap in St. Anthony for 31 years. Later in life she was a nurse’s aide at the Cedar Lake Home for 12 years until her retirement. She was a member of the Theresa Homemakers and the Cedar Lake Home Retirement Club. In her spare time Elizabeth enjoyed playing cards and cooking. She was also a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church in Theresa. 

Elizabeth is survived by her sons: Clem (Judi) Jacak of Allenton and Jerome (Donna) Jacak of Theresa; hergrandchildren : Craig (Michelle) Jacak, Carey (Jackie) Jacak, CameronJacak, Jama (Donald) Lillibridge, Jennifer (Phil) Bishop, and Janel (Brian) Rieman; her great-grandchildren: Joshua (special friend Samantha), Jeremy, Kayla, Courtney, Justin, Caitlin, Charlotte, Sophia, Megan (special friend Justin), Peyton, Dylan, Logan, and Ilysha; one great-great-grandchild, Rylan. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Awald; one brother, John Steinmetz; two sisters: Melinda Klein and Alvina Kimla; and one infant daughter, Arlene. 

Memorials may be directed to St. Theresa Catholic Church, St. John’s Lutheran Church – Brown's Corners and Hope Assisted Living in Lomira. Special thanks to the staff at Hope Assisted Living for their loving care. 

Koepsell Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Mayville is serving the family. 

Online condolences may be made at www.koepsellfh.com.