Helen Jagow, of Port Washington, formerly of Fredonia, passed away in the evening hours of Friday, January 31, 2014 at Harbor Cove in Port Washington. She was 90 years old. Helen was born in Anamoose, ND, on December 27, 1923, daughter of Reverend Reinhard Jagow and Esther Baese Jagow. The family moved to the Fredonia area. Helen went to St. John's Lutheran School in Fredonia and then attended high school in Random Lake, graduating in 1941. Helen worked at several businesses including Bolens Manufacturing, Port Savings and Loan, and finally as an Administrative Assistant Supervisor for the Ozaukee County Public Health Dept., retiring in 1989. Helen was a long time member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Fredonia where she taught Sunday school, played the organ and was the choir director for many years. She is also a former member of St. John's Lutheran Church in West Bend. Helen enjoyed needlepoint, crafting, crocheting, fishing, traveling and had a great love of music. She is survived by her siblings Norman (the late Audrey) Jagow of Fredonia, Concordia Muller of Jenison, MI and Reverend Frederick (Lois) Jagow Windsor, CA. She is further survived many nieces and nephews, other relatives and many, many friends. She is preceded in death by her parents and siblings Ruth Scholz, Theodore Jagow and Phoebe Scholz. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 8th at 1 PM at St. John's Lutheran Church, Fredonia. Pastor Robert Zick will officiate. Burial will take place in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Fredonia. Visitation will be held on Saturday February 8th at the CHURCH from 11 AM - 1 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials suggested to St. John's Lutheran Church in Fredonia. The Eernisse Funeral Home, Port Washington is honored to serve the family. Online condolences may be left at www.eernissefuneralhome.com
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Aunt Helen was treasured by all of her nieces and nephews. She lived her faith in Christ by how she loved us all and treated others. She taught me to crochet, to love music and singing. She was instrumental in building a... more
I grew up attending St John's Lutheran Church in Fredonia and remember seeing Helen almost every time we went to church. She was my Sunday School teacher for a long time and was the best teacher I ever had. I will always... more
Helen was the older cousin that every little girl needs. She was always welcoming and gracious and made me feel like I was really special. I remember how Phoebe and I would walk to meet her as she came home for lunch ... more
Helen was a wonderful lady and great neighbor. We saw her in December, not sure if she knew us,but she still had that nice smile and little chuckle!
Helen never forgot who she really was and still is. She was baptized into Christ as an infant and made a member of God's family. She was a faithful member of the congregations to which she belonged and she was also ve... more
I worked with Helen years and years ago at FMC Bolens. She was such a kind caring woman. My sympathies to her family. May she rest in peace.