Jeannette L. Schuelke

Jeannette L. Schuelke (nee Ciriacks), 80, of Mesa, Ariz., died Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at Hospice of Arizona after a short battle with cancer.

She was born Jan. 31, 1932, in West Bend to the late Alvin and Eleanor (nee Schott) Ciriacks. Jeannette met Wilfred Schuelke while working in the accounting department at the West Bend Company. They were united in marriage on May 15, 1954. She worked as a teacherís aide for the West Bend School District and was a volunteer bookkeeper for Meals on Wheels. Jeannette was a charter member of Our Saviorís Lutheran Church. She enjoyed bible studies, playing bridge, Packers games and swimming.

Jeannette is survived by her husband of 58 years, daughter Connie (Robert) Manzke and son Tom, all of Mesa. She is also survived by sister Waynette Major of Tempe, Ariz.; brother Aaron (Ruth) of Black River Falls; sister-in-law Marlene Ciriacks of West Bend; other relatives and friends. Her brother Warren "Sam" Ciriacks preceded her in death.

A private, graveside service will be held at Washington County Memorial Park in West Bend at a later date. Memorials may be given to Our Saviorís Lutheran Church (West Bend), Victory Lutheran Church (Mesa) or the charity of your choice.