Ronald J. Jaecks, 85, Wausau, died Saturday, May 22, 2021 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
He was born October 28, 1935 in Wausau, son of the late Walter and Evelyn (Huckbody) Jaecks. On November 5, 1955 he married Nola Parks in Wausau.
Ron worked as a carpenter and was a member of the Carpentry Union Local 310. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, camping, fishing, canoeing and even built his own canoe. Ron also enjoyed gardening and making his own pickles.He was active in the scouting program all his life and was very involved with his grandsons and their activities.
Survivors include his wife, Nola Jaecks, Wausau; children, Kay (Jeff) Teal, Tomahawk, Roger (Kyong) Jaecks, Columbus, GA and Karen (Brad) White, Rhinelander; grandchildren, Brandon (Morgen) Teal, Edgerton, Justin (Annastacia) White) Superior and Colin White, Rhinelander; step-grandchildren, Charles (Wendy) Green, Georgia and Judy Green, Georgia; great-grandchildren, Cadence, Dorian, Alexander, Aria, Maxton, Reverie and Henry; step great-grandchildren, Casey and Gavin Green, Georgia; siblings, Dawn (Jim) Henderson, Peoria, IL, Joan Brummond, Wausau, Dennis (Joni) Jaecks, Niles, MI and Marilyn (Lawrence) Muelver, Wausau; many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a grandson, Matthew Teal and a brother-in-law, Aaron Brummond.
Memorial services will be at Noon, Saturday, June 19, 2021 at the Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, 3400 Stewart Avenue, Wausau. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services all at the Stewart Avenue funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com
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