Jack E. Kelly, 85 |
Oct. 15, 1930 ó March 26, 2016
Jack E. Kelly, of Cedarburg and formerly of Mequon, passed away early
Saturday morning, March 26, 2016, at Lawlis Family Hospice in Mequon. He
was 85 years old.
Jack was born Oct. 15, 1930, in Madison, the son of
Thomas and Mary (nee Middlin) Kelly. After graduation, Jack earned a
bachelorís degree in business administration from the University of
Wisconsin-Madison. He proudly served his country in the United States
Navy during the Korean War on the USS Wisconsin. On Oct. 12, 1956, he
was united in marriage with Mary Froehlke in Dubuque, Iowa. For over 20
years, Jack worked as an auditor for the Real Estate Commission of
Wisconsin, and also prepared income taxes with Acc-U-Rite Tax Services.
Jack enjoyed fishing, golfing, horseshoes, playing sheepshead with his
friends, scrapbooking, woodworking and was an avid reader.
Jack is survived by his wife, Mary, and their children: Deborah
(Richard) Hunter of Martinez, Calif., Colleen (William) Petzke of
Cedarburg and Daniel (Ann Widmar) Kelly of Scottsdale, Ariz. He is
further survived by eight grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and
their families, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is
preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Donald (Ruth) Kelly
and Robert (Katheryn) Kelly.
A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, April 1, 2016,
at Eernisse Funeral Home, 1167 Washington Ave. in Cedarburg. The family
will receive visitors at the funeral home on Friday from 10 a.m. to
11:30 a.m. He will be laid to rest at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Elkhorn.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the ADRC of Ozaukee
County, Lakefield Adult Day Care or the Alzheimerís Association of
The Eernisse Funeral Home, Cedarburg, is honored to be assisting the
family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at