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Jeffrey "Smed" Jaeckels

August 27, 1957 ~ July 31, 2022 (age 64)


Jeffrey “Smed” Jaeckels of Kaukauna passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2022.  Jeff was born on August 27, 1957 to James and Joan Jaeckels.  He worked for Miller Masonry and Gannett until his retirement.  He was an avid Cubs and Packer fan and attended many games.  He enjoyed bowling and while on league’s he  bowled several 300 games.

Jeff is survived by his siblings; Sue (Jon) Klein, Ken Jaeckels, and Lisa (fiancé Brian Johnson) Krol, niece and nephews: Joe and Kyle Derus, and Hailey Krol, aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents James and Joan Jaeckels; sister Linda Jaeckels; and a nephew Michael Krol.

A time of visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Verkuilen Van Deurzen Family Funeral Home, 2401 Fieldcrest Dr., Kaukauna.  For online condolences please visit 

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August 10, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Verkuilen - Van Deurzen Family Funeral Home - Kaukauna
2401 Fieldcrest Drive
Kaukauna, Wisconsin 54130
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