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Patricia C. Jahnke

February 26, 1937 November 20, 2018
Patricia C. Jahnke
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Obituary for Patricia C. Jahnke

Patricia C. Jahnke (nee Ruka) age 81 of New Berlin, Wisconsin passed away peacefully Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at the Aurora VNA Zilber Family Hospice in Wauwatosa.
Patricia was born on February 26, 1937 in Milwaukee to Celia (nee Plucinski) and Peter Ruka. She was united in marriage to Louis J. Jahnke on November 2, 1957 in Milwaukee. Patricia was a customer service representative for many years at K-Mart. She enjoyed crafts, traveling, playing bingo, and loved being around people. Most of all she loved making and gifting her dolls.
Patricia is survived by her children, Linda Guenther and James (Margaret Claudon) Jahnke; grandchildren, Rachel and Jesse and 2 great-grandchildren; brother, Gene (Jackie) Ruka; and brother-in-law, Bob Jahnke. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Delores, Gilbert, and Judy; and her husband of nearly 54 years, Louis.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Patricia will be celebrated Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 11:00a.m. at St. John Paul II Catholic Parish-St. Alexander (1568 W. Holt Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53215) with Fr. Michael Ignaszak officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends at the church on Wednesday 10:00a.m.-11:00a.m. Entombment in St. Adalbert Catholic Cemetery in Milwaukee.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Patricia’s name to the Nativity Jesuit Academy (1515 S. 29th Street Milwaukee, WI 53215) are appreciated.
Patricia’s family would like to share their sincere gratitude with the staff of Heritage at Deer Creek’s and special thanks to their Activities & Enrichment Director, Pat Durham.


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Visitation

Wednesday

28

Nov

10:00 AM 11/28/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/28/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. John Paul II Catholic Parish - St. Alexander Church

1568 W. Holt Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53215

St. John Paul II Catholic Parish - St. Alexander Church
1568 W. Holt Avenue Milwaukee 53215 WI

Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday

28

Nov

11:00 AM 11/28/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 11/28/2018 12:00:00 PM
St. John Paul II Catholic Parish - St. Alexander Church

1568 W. Holt Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53215

St. John Paul II Catholic Parish - St. Alexander Church
1568 W. Holt Avenue Milwaukee 53215 WI

Committal

Wednesday

28

Nov

12:15 PM 11/28/2018 12:15:00 PM - 12:30 PM 11/28/2018 12:30:00 PM
St. Adalbert Cemetery

3801 S. 6th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53221

St. Adalbert Cemetery
3801 S. 6th St. Milwaukee 53221 WI
United States
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