Obit: Jacqueline J. Schlicht (nee Cary, formerly Turnquist), 77, of West Bend

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Nov. 11, 2016 – West Bend, WI – Jacqueline J. Schlicht (nee Cary, formerly Turnquist) age 77 of West Bend died Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at Ivy Manor in West Bend. She was born February 11, 1939 in Milwaukee to William and Rose (nee Collins) Cary.

Jackie married Richard “Dick” Turnquist on October 31, 1959 at Holy Assumption Catholic Church in Milwaukee and together they owned and operated Dick’s Pizza in downtown West Bend for many years. Dick preceded her in death in 1977.

On July 17, 1982 she married James Schlicht at St. Frances Cabrini Church. Together they enjoyed weekend camping trips and could be seen regularly at a Friday night fish fry. He preceded her in death in 1992.

Jackie enjoyed traveling, playing bingo, theater, and horse racing. She was also Scout leader when the girls were young. In her later years, she enjoyed the company of her Red Hatter groups. She was proud of her family and loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Jackie is survived by her 5 children: Kris (Jim) Bartley of La Crosse, Kaye (Rick) Nannetti of West Bend, Kelly (Tim) Erickson of Germantown, Mike Schlicht of Chicago and Katie (Mike) Veith of Fremont and 7 grandchildren: Alex and John Nannetti, Nathan and Michael Bartley, Cole and Jaime Erickson and Brooke Veith. She is further survived by her brother Gene (Coyle) Cary of Florida and nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

In addition to Dick and Jim, she is preceded in death by her parents William and Rose Cary, three sisters, Delores, Charlotte, and Margie, and one brother, Bill.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church with Rev. Patrick Heppe presiding. Inurnment will take place in Washington County Memorial Park. The family will greet visitors on Thursday at the church from 4:00 p.m. until 5:15 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorials to the Washington County Humane Society or the West Bend Community Memorial Library are appreciated.

The Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend is serving the family.


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