Jake Biever, of Random Lake, formerly of Port Washington, passed away unexpectedly Friday, February 28 at his residence. He was 73 years old. Jake was born May 26, 1940 in Port Washington, the son of George and Lucille Lauters Biever. On October 28, 1967, he was united in marriage with Diane Murphy at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Random Lake. Jake was the former owner of Midway Gas Station and Midway Trucking. Currently, he was driving part time for DeMaster Trucking in Cedar Grove. Jake was a member of our Our Lady of the Lakes Parish, St. Mary's Chapel in Random Lake. In his spare time, you could find him working in his shop, attending car shows, organizing fall car cruises, or supporting his grandchildren at their sporting events. Jake was an avid NASCAR and Matt Kenseth fan, and enjoyed local short track races. He also looked forward to his monthly Saturday morning breakfast with car club friends. Jake was a loving husband, dad, grandfather and friend. He was always willing to help anyone out when they were in need. His contagious laugh and love of life will never be forgotten. Jake is survived by his wife Diane of Random Lake and their three children: Rhonda (Mike) Retzlaff of Allenton, Lisa (Richard) Weiss of Fredonia and Doug Biever of Random Lake. He is further survived by 6 grandchildren: Keana, Matthew, Jesse, Chelsea, Dylan and Paige, 3 step-grandchildren: Alex, Meghan and Sam, brothers Tom (Betty) Biever of Fredonia and Jerry (Mary) Biever of Port Washington, sisters Alice (Don) Krier of Oostburg and Kathy (Dave) Pannier of Tyler, TX, brothers-in-law Dan (Carol) Murphy of Fredonia and Dennis (Theresa) Murphy of Brown Deer, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and his sister Mary Lou (Gordon) Kapitz. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 6PM on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Our Lady of the Lakes Parish, St. Mary's Chapel, 230 Butler St., Random Lake. The family will receive visitors at the church on Thursday from 2-5:30PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested. The Eernisse Funeral Home, Port Washington is honored to be assisting the family with arrangements. ... Read More
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Diane, Rhonda, Lisa, Doug and family ~ Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss...ou... more
Diane: Our deepest sympathies to the entire Biever family! I am so sorry that I did not know about this till the Sounder came. I would liked to have been there for you.
I was his accountant while he had the trucking company. His infectious laugh and great attitude at life will always be a fond memory for me. Please accept my sincere sympathy and prayers that the "roller coaster" ride o... more
Jake always lit up a room and will be missed. The world will be a little quieter without him,but you can bet Heaven will have a whole lot of laughter!
Diddle, Rhonda, Doug, Lisa and Cousin Richie and families ~ you all have our deepest sympathies in the unexpected loss of Jake. Keep all of the memories you have close at heart and it will help get you through all of th... more
Diane,Rhonda,Lisa and Doug our deepest sympathy Jake was such a nice person.