Lucille E. Jacklin, 93
Lucille E. Jacklin (nee Proeber), 93, of West Bend, passed away Monday, July 4, 2016, at the Lighthouse. Lucille was born May 21, 1923, in the town of Barton, the daughter of the late Emil and Amanda (Klumb) Proeber. On June 30, 1945, she was united in marriage to Elroy Jacklin at St. John’s Church in West Bend. Elroy preceded Lucille in death May 12, 1994.
Always wanting to read and learn, she followed her brother to a country school, then went to St. John’s for third-through-eighth grade and graduated from West Bend High School. After high school, Lucille worked at West Bend Mutual for four years. She lived in Jackson until moving to a farm in Rubicon in 1956. After Elroy passed away, Lucille moved to West Bend where she has lived ever since.
Lucille was active in the Ladies Aid at Peace Lutheran Church in Hartford and belonged to the Farm Bureau Women’s organization. Lucille like to garden, cook, sew, quilt and read books. She enjoyed playing cards with friends and loved to go dancing.
Those Lucille leaves behind to cherish her memory include her children, Richard (Jan) of Portland, Oregon, Jerry (Cheryl) of Oshkosh and Elaine (Larry) of New Richmond; step- grandchildren, Misty (Ty), Shaun (Ralph), Kevin, Mike and Phoebe; and seven great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two sister-in-laws, Doris Schmidt and Hilda Jacklin. Lucille was preceded in death by her husband, Elroy, and special friend, Arnold Doman. She was additionally preceded in death by her parents; in-laws, Otto and Ella Jacklin; brothers, Alfred and Howard Proeber; brothers-in-law, Willis and Lloyd Jacklin; and sisters-in-law, Alice and Viola Proeber, and Holly Jacklin.
A funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday, July 11, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (777 S. Indiana Ave., West Bend) with the Rev. Richard E. Lauersdorf presiding. Interment will take place at Washington County Memorial Park. Visitation will be at the church only on Monday, July 11, from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Memorials are appreciated to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (777 S. Indiana Ave., West Bend, WI 53095) or Kettle Moraine High School (3399 Division Road, Jackson, WI 53037).
The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff at the Lighthouse/ Betty’s Harbor for their care and compassion for Lucille, aka “Sassy Grandma,” during her stay.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.