Jacqueline “Jackie” Leigh Wojciechowski, 51, Wausau, passed away surrounded by her family at Marshfield Medical Center on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 after suffering a brain aneurysm.
She was born October 20, 1967, in Wausau, daughter of Sharon (Weisenberger) Borchardt, Wausau, and Jerry Borchardt, Wausau. Jackie married her high school sweetheart, Bill Wojciechowski, and they were happily married for 34 years.
Jackie was a 1986 graduate of Wausau East High School. She had a passion for cooking and food service. Jackie obtained numerous certifications in dietary and nutritional services. She was the Director of Food and Nutritional Services at St. Clare’s Hospital, Weston, for many years.
The real joy of Jackie’s life was her husband, her sons, and her three beautiful grandchildren. Jackie and Bill’s marriage was an incredible love story. They were best friends. Jackie and Bill loved traveling together, and they often spent time on the Gulf Coast, in the Smokey Mountains, and in Las Vegas. They loved going to concerts and out to dinner. Jackie also loved spending time with her grandchildren-- taking them to movies, out to dinner, shopping, and sleepovers.
Jackie was an excellent cook and hostess, and she made every holiday and celebration special. She loved her home and her beautiful yard. She loved planting flowers and feeding the deer who often visited her and Bill's deck. Jackie loved shopping, especially for shoes, purses, and jewelry.
Survivors include her husband, Bill Wojciechowski, Wausau, her parents, Sharon Borchardt, Wausau, and Jerry Borchardt, Wausau, her two sons, Ryan Wojciechowski, Athens, and Nathan (Ashley) Wojciechowski, Appleton, her grandchildren, Mason, Aiden, and Hannah, whom she loved dearly, her sisters, Heidi (Jamie) Mayer, Appleton, and Jamie (Matt) Woller, Kronenwetter, and nieces and nephews, Kylie, Caitlin, Carson, Mckenna, and Bennett.
Jackie was preceded in death by her grandparents, Wilbur Borchardt, Loetta (Ted) Dirks, and Leonard and Ida Weisenberger.
Memorial services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, December 27, 2018 at the Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, 1302 Sixth Street, Wausau. The Rev. Marion Talaga will officiate. Friends may call on Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until the time of services all at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Jackie’s name. Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com.