Nathan J. “Nutsy” Jakel

Nathan J. “Nutsy” Jakel Jr., 57, of Reeseville passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, November 4, 2021.

Nathan was born the son of Nathan J. and Judith (Neis) Jakel Sr. on August 24, 1964 in Beaver Dam.  He was married to LuAnn Daniels on December 5, 2008.  Nutsy was employed with Bender Builders in Beaver Dam.

Nutsy enjoyed gardening, home renovations and hunting especially deer with his daughter Angela.  He was a very proud collector of Budweiser memorabilia.  He had a strong work ethic and an independent spirit.  Nutsy could fix anything and was always helping other people.  He had a big heart and always there for people his entire life.

Nutsy is survived by his wife LuAnn of Reeseville; his daughters: Angela Jakel (special friend Dakota Jones) of Reeseville and Nicole Daniels of Horicon; his father Nathan J. (Cindy) Jakel Sr. of Humbird, WI; siblings: Lynn (David) Zirbel, Cliff (Shelly) Jakel, Wendy (Greg) Rahn, Rock (Lori) Rahn, Brenda Daniels, Bobbie (Rob) Summers, and Barry (Ashley) Jakel; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother Judith and twin sisters: Carolyn and Marilyn.

A memorial gathering will be held at the Reeseville Community Center on Wednesday, November 17th from 4 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 6 p.m.

Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Reeseville is serving the family.  Online condolences may be made at