Rhounal “Pete” J. Jahnke, 86, of Beaver Dam passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on Monday, May 26, 2020.
No formal funeral services will be held and cremation will take place.
Rhounal Jerome Jahnke was born on January 25, 1934 to Reinhard and Leona (Schmidt) Jahnke in Waupun, Wisconsin. He attended DeVry University. On February 14, 1956, Pete was united in marriage with Lois Schubert in Dubuque, Iowa. Pete was an avid hunter and fisherman and on nice days you would see him riding his motorcycle, which was his true passion.
Pete is survived by his wife of 64 years, Lois of Beaver Dam; children, Randal (Cheryl) Jahnke of Beaver Dam, and Suzanne (Stephen) Peterson of Randolph; 10 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.
The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.koepsellfh.com.