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“I am very sorry for your loss. I didn't find out until yesterday that she passed. I have cut her lawn the last several years until I retired from...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Leon Thiel

“Sorry for your loss. I just learned of it tonight otherwise I would have been at the service. I remember the nice visit we had at Jenni and Mike's...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Cindy O'Connor

“Glen and family, I am so sorry to hear about your moms passing, she was a great lady, hugs to all of you, sending prayers ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Debbie Gast - Kaukauna

“Expressing sincere condolences on your immense loss. May God's tender love and promise for the future comfort you at this difficult time (Jeremiah...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Her precious laugh is just one of my many wonderful memories of "Auntie Della". May Gods peace be with you...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Lisa (Rehfeldt) Portelli

“My sincere condolences to you on the loss of your loved one. May you draw comfort in God's promise to end death and suffering by means of his...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for all our lost one. She will rest in peace in the hands of our Lord. Madella is one of the great ones and she will be missed. Stay strong...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Angela Deeg - Appleton

“Roger & Karen, we are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Mike & Dawn Johnson

“Roger & Karen, We are so sorry for your loss. It is so hard to lose your Mother. I lost mine 2 months ago and I am still having a hard time. Just...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Janet and Mike Mendez

“We are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for you and your family. We love you. Christopher and Abbie ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Abbie

“I became very close to your mom playing bingo at Home Instead every month. She was a wonderful person and I will miss her. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Lana

“So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Elizabeth Willis

“Sorry for loss you guys (and Karen) I've known you all for many years and we have spent alot of time together. Glen my brother I hope you and your...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Jim Konetzke


Madella C. Jacob, age 85, of Menasha, passed away peacefully with family at her side on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. She was born on June 21, 1932 in Sherwood to the late Julius and Catherine (Foertsch) Schmidt. Being the caring and giving person Madella was she found her calling in nursing. She was employed with Park View Nursing Home retiring in the 90’s. Long after retirement Madella continued to serve and care for others at Home Instead Senior Care. Madella was The Matriarch of her family. She was a compassionate person and a woman of strong faith. Nothing was above God and her family. She is survived by her five children, Stephen T. (Jean) Jacob, Karen J. (Roger) Byer, Gary L. (Patty) Jacob, Glen A. Jacob and Robert G. Jacob; ten grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; her brother Florian “Blondie” (Donna) Schmidt; her sister, Lorraine (Ewald “Sandy”) Rehfeldt and two sisters-in-law, Agnes and Jackie. She is further survived by many other family member and friends of God. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen T. Jacob Sr. on November 21, 1982; her infant daughter, Sharon Jacob; her four brothers, George (Vita) Schmidt, Julius (Evelyn) Schmidt, Leander Schmidt and Paul Schmidt and her sister Marian (Art) Schmidt. She is also preceded in death by many dear family members and friends. The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at SACRED HEART CATHOLIC PARISH, N349 Military Road in Sherwood. Family and friends will gather on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Mass. Interment will be held at St. Margaret’s Cemetery in Neenah. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Madella’s name. Online condolences can be made at www.wichmannfargo.com.