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Loretta (Otto) Jaeckels

December 3, 1933 ~ September 25, 2017 (age 83)

Loretta Jaeckels of Tucker, Georgia, age 83, a beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away peacefully in on September 25, 2017. She was born the daughter of cheese makers on December 3, 1933 to Earl and Myrtle Otto of New London, Wisconsin. 

Loretta’s passions in life were her family, her church and her work. She cherished her time with family and friends and relished being a Grandma for all of her Grandchildren. She was a tireless collector and distributor of family photographs and loved to reminisce and share family stories. Her devotion to Rock of Ages Church and her Christian principles guided her life. She was proud of her professional accomplishments as an oil colorist, executive secretary, office manager and medical transcriptionist.

Loretta will be deeply missed by her three loving children: David (Karen) Jaeckels of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; James (Nancy) Jaeckels of Minneapolis, Minnesota and Ann (Tom) Cain of Atlanta, Georgia; five Grandchildren: Erin (Troy) Bolden, Emily Cain, Harrison Cain, Mikaela Jaeckels and Charles Jaeckels; a new Great Granddaughter: Lane Bolden; a brother: Vernon (Dorothy) Otto of Phoenix, Arizona; Sieglinde (Tom) Madl-Stevens of Atlanta, Georgia, and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Loretta was preceded in death by her twin sister, Lorraine Parker (2011), her brother-in-law, John Parker (2003), and her parents.  She will be in our hearts forever.

A memorial Service for Loretta will be held, Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Rock of Ages Lutheran Church, 5135 Memorial Drive, Stone Mountain, Georgia with Pastor Randy Palm officiating. She will be laid to rest in Appleton, Wisconsin.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the COPD Foundation or to Loretta’s church, Rock of Ages Lutheran Church, 5135 Memorial Drive, Stone Mountain, Georgia 30083.

Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. 770-564-2726.

 Service Information

Memorial Service
October 8, 2017

2:00 PM
Rock of Ages Lutheran Church
5135 Memorial Drive
Stone Mountain, GA 30083

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