June 26, 2020 – Germantown, WI – Jeanne E. Paegelow (nee Mindt), 70, of Germantown passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital. She was born October 31, 1949 in Glenham, South Dakota to Walter and Martha (nee Lehnert) Mindt.
On November 11, 1972 she was united in marriage to James E. Paegelow at Divine Word Catholic Church in Cedarburg.
Jeanne worked at Great Lakes Packaging for 35 years. She enjoyed many hobbies but specifically enjoyed reading, watching the Packers and enjoying the company of her cat Charlie. She also loved spending time with her family, whether it was camping as her kids were growing up, going to the casino with her husband or just being a doting grandma to her 3 grandchildren. She also enjoyed spending time with all of their friends.
Jeanne was a woman of strong faith and was a long-time member of St. Boniface Catholic Church.
Jeanne is survived by her husband of 47 years, Jim, 3 children: Terry (Cindy) Paegelow, Tammy (Mark) Kasten and Tracy (Adam) Maumee and her 3 grandchildren: Jacob, Chelsea and Kaitlyn Kasten. She is further survived by her siblings: Walter (Barbara) Mindt, Robert Mindt, Gerald (Judy) Mindt, Edward Mindt, Mary (Al) Reiss, JoAnn (Ralph) Reiss, Clarence (Naomi) Mindt and Barbara (Gary) Fielder, her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Juanita Mindt, Rose Marie Mindt, Diana (Thomas) Woyt, Suzanne Totsch, Dennis (Karen) Paegelow, Eddie (Carol) Paegelow and Lyle (Kathy) Paegelow and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Martha Mindt, her parents-in-law, Edward and Virginia Paegelow, her siblings: Arnold Mindt, James Mindt and Melvin Mindt and her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: LaDonna Mindt, Donna Mindt, Gerald and Mary Paegelow and Paul Paegelow.
Private family services will be held with a celebration of life at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials to St. Boniface Catholic Church are appreciated.
The Schmidt Funeral Home in Jackson is serving the family.