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Barbara J. Jeske

Nov 24, 1940 - Nov 24, 2022


Barbara J. Jeske, age 82, of Sheboygan, died on Thursday, November 24, 2022, at her home. She was born on November 24, 1940, the daughter of the late Arthur and Doris Blum Burkard.
Barbara attended local schools and graduated from Sheboygan North High School. On May 3, 1958, she was united in marriage to Ronald Jeske at St. Dominic Catholic Church. Ronald preceded her in death on October 29, 2013.
She was a proud homemaker and took great pride in raising her children. Barbara was also employed at Wigwam Mills for 17 years and the Goodwill Store as a sorter for several years. She enjoyed reading, embroidery, bingo, playing cards and her trips to the casino.
Survivors include her three children, Sherry (very special friend, Scott Loose) Kuehlmann, of Sheboygan, Roger (Jill) Jeske, of Appleton, Ronald (fiancée Brenda Stirdivant) Jeske, of Sheboygan; thirteen grandchildren, Christopher, Heather, Sarah, Timothy, Becky, Melissa, Erica, Amber, Marcus, Samantha, Eric, Adam, and Julie; sixteen great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild. Barbara is also survived by her brother, James (Mary) Burkard, of Sheboygan; and a brother-in-law, Roger (Kathy) Jeske, of Sheboygan Falls. Many other relatives and friends further survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son, Terry Jeske, and her daughter, Debbie Kiehl.
A memorial service for Barbara will be held on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. at the Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home, 1535 S. 12th Street, Sheboygan with Chaplin David Kohls officiating. Family and friends may gather at the funeral home on Thursday afternoon from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service at 6:00 p.m.
A heartfelt thank you is extended to the staff at Aurora at Home Hospice, and a special thanks goes to Scott Loose, for the compassion and care that was given to Barbara.
In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in Barbara’s name.

Memorial Service

Date: Thursday Dec 1, 2022
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]


Date: Thursday Dec 1, 2022
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]



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Christy L Anttila

Sorry for your loss to the family

Carolyn ann ross

I can't believe that Barb is really gone.i haven't seen her in years not since I left Goodwill. My heart goes out to her family friends and I hope that God stays close to them in this time of sadness. I liked her and learned much from her and I'll miss her.Please accept my condolences

Michael E Karbe

So sorry for your lost So sorry for your loss..

Marshall Rautmann

Roger and Sherry sorry to hear about loss