VULCAN - Edna Jacklovitz, 80, of Vulcan, died Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain.
She was born on Sept. 16, 1933, in Faithorn, the daughter of the late Herman and Carrie (Hansen) Gaede.
Edna married Frank Jacklovitz Jr. on March 15, 1952, in Vulcan. He preceded her in death on April 24, 1993.
Edna and her husband were foster parents to many children. She was an avid Packer fan and always had a special Packer Sunday meal cooked for her son and grandsons. She loved working in her garden, cooking and baking. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Edna is survived by her children, Linda (Robert) Miller of Vulcan, Victoria (William) Pipp of Vulcan, Sandra (Dave) Carey of Vulcan and Tracy (Jodi) Jacklovitz of Vulcan; grandchildren, Robert (Amy) Miller of Ohio, Shad Miller of Sault Ste. Marie, Danielle (Chris) St. Vincent of Kingsford, Jeremy (Nikki) Pipp of Vulcan, Brian Miller of Norway, Carrie (PJ Opolka) Christiansen of Vulcan, Jessi (Josh Carlson) Carey of Vulcan and Riley Jacklovitz of Vulcan; great-grandchildren, Javen Carlson, Ashley (Shawn Caruso) and Tayler St. Vincent, Brendan, Tyler, and Siersha Miller, Marisa Pipp, Madison Miller, Ashlyn Opolka and Alec Christiansen; brother Edwin Gaede of Muskego, Wis.; cousins; many nieces and nephews; special neighbors, Bill and Patsy Zanona of Vulcan; and special foster children Tony, Terry and Kevin.
She was preceded in death by her brothers Amos, Alvin and Herman Gaede; sisters Leona, Ethel, Gladys, Viola, Olga, Arlene and Eva.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 18, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.
Visitation will also be held on Thursday, June 19, from 8 a.m. until time of the service at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 19, at 11 a.m. at the Ortman Funeral Home with Fr. Timothy Ekaitis, pastor of St. Barbara's Church officiating.
Interment will follow at the Norway Township Cemetery.
Condolences to the family of Edna may be expressed online at www.ortmanfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.