Jaeck, Ellen (nee Breckenridge)
Born to eternal life on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at age 100 years. Preceded in
death by husband Charles and parents Benjamin and Hattie Breckenridge. Mom to Patricia (Ronald) Drought and Michael Jaeck. Grandmother of Sandra (Kevin) Krueger, Robert Drought, Richard (Ann) Drought, Steven (Tisha) Jaeck and Susan (fiancée Zac Pelkowski) Jaeck. Great-grandmother of Carrie Drought, Jami, Toni, Taylor and Zoe Drought. Further preceded in death by two sisters and one brother. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Ellen was a life-long resident of Milwaukee, WI. Proud graduate of South Division High School class of 1932. Ellen enjoyed working on numerous high school reunions and was a member of the South Division Old Timers. Work included secretary for Milwaukee Public Schools-both main office and several local schools, Cheese Guild and Marine Bank. Ellen was a former member of Oklahoma Avenue Lutheran Church and Layton Park Lutheran Church and currently a resident of Village at Manor Park for over 30 years.
A Visitation will be held on Friday, May 2, 2014 at VILLAGE AT MANOR PARK CHAPEL, 3023 S. 84th St. in West Allis from 9AM until the time of Memorial Service at 10AM. Interment to follow at Highland Memorial Park Cemetery.
Ellen was a person of faith who treasured life, family and friends. Her kindness and generosity touched the lives of many. She was always ready to lend a helping hand, a listening ear, comfort, advice and encouragement. She was a devout Lutheran who loved to sing hymns and enjoyed Irish music.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Bethesda Lutheran Home and Services in Watertown, WI. appreciated.
“Well done good and faithful servant.”