Charles Edward Jaecks Sr.
Charles Edward Jaecks Sr., age 78, of Tomahawk, passed away on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
Eddy was born on April 20, 1941 in Tomahawk to Chester Sr. & Lillian (Mitchell) Jaecks. Ed started out logging. Later, he worked at King’s Dam for about 14½ years. He cut pulp on the cranberry marsh and was also a part time maintenance man at Essex Lodge for about 5 years. Eddy was always a hard worker and bought his first house at age 16. In 1972, he bought a tavern which he named Mr. Ed’s Corral. He also started an excavating business. As time went on, Mr. Ed’s started serving food and as their business grew, they added an addition onto the building to make a dining room. In 2011, Eddy sold Mr. Ed’s. And as Eddy’s heath started to fail, he went into partnership with the excavating business with his son Charles. Eddy loved motorcycle bikes and racing. Throughout his entire life, Eddy always had a hobby farm. He raised numerous cows, bear, deer, horses and many other animals.
Eddy is survived by his son – Charles Jr. (Becky) Jaecks of Tomahawk; daughter – Lora (Craig) Kushava of Dresser, WI; and his siblings – Marjorie Wanta, Chester Jr. “Sonny” (Mert) Jaecks, Lillian (Ross) Dornbrack & Gary (Sheila) Jaecks. Eddie is further survived by 5 grandchildren – Amber, Josh, Lacey, Bobbie Jean & Austin; and 7 great grandchildren.
Eddy is preceded in death by his parents, sister – Janet & an infant brother.
The Funeral Service for Eddy Jaecks took place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Krueger Family Funeral Home, Tomahawk. Larry Mathein officiated. Visitation took place on Friday, Sept. 20 at the Funeral Home from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Visitation continued on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Burial took place at Spirit Falls Cemetery.
Krueger Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services assisted the family with arrangements. You may view the full obituary and leave online condolences at www.kruegerfamilyfuneral.com.