Mark R. Jeske, 45
April 4, 1972 Nov. 13, 2017

Mark R. Jeske, 45 Mr. Mark Jeske of Mequon passed away unexpectedly early Monday morning, Nov. 13, 2017. He was 45 years old. Mark was born in Milwaukee on April 4, 1972, son of Ray and Christine Becker Jeske. He grew up in Germantown, where he attended local schools, graduating from Germantown High School in 1990. In 1992, Mark was united in marriage with Janet Matous. The couple lived in various areas of Ozaukee County, including Grafton, Port Washington and nearby Jackson before moving to Cedarburg in 2003. Mark had recently moved to Mequon.

Mark was the owner of Steel Rule Diemasters and Biocut Systems. He was preparing for early retirement and looking forward to views of tropical beaches. Mark liked to fish (his favorite spot was at Lime Kiln Park), hike, travel and camp. A bit of a Renaissance man, he enjoyed listening to classical music, was an avid reader and enjoyed cooking particularly creating great soups. He loved spending time with his kids and enjoyed shopping with his daughter.

Mark is survived by his wife Janet of Cedarburg, their children Tyler and Alison, also of Cedarburg, and his parents Ray and Christine Jeske of Germantown. He is further survived by sisters Laura (Michael) McGinnis of Brookfield and Michelle (Rich) Wagner of Ash Fork, Ariz., mother- in-law Margaret (the late Joseph) Matous of Grafton, sister-in-law Chriss (Shane) Murphy of Cedarburg and brothers-in-law David Matous of Port Washington and Richard (Betsy) Matous of Saukville. Other survivors include nieces, nephews, one aunt, cousins, other family and numerous friends.

Funeral Services will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church, 1375 Covered Bridge Road. Father Patrick Burns will preside. Mark will be laid to rest at St. Francis Borgia Cemetery the following day. The family will receive visitors at the CHURCH on Friday from 3:30 p.m. until services begin at 6 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested and will be used to establish an education fund for his children.

The Eernisse Funeral Home in Cedarburg is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at