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From: "Peter_McCrae" <>
Subject: JAECKLE;Jerry-18/6/2005-USA/TX
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2005 23:27:17 +0100

Dr. Jerry Jaeckle
Born in San Antonio, TX on Feb. 14, 1926
Died Jun. 18, 2005 and resided in San Antonio, TX.

Memorial Mass: Wednesday Jun. 22, 2005
Funeral Home: Porter Loring Mortuary
Dr. Jerry Jaeckle, age 79, a lifetime resident of San Antonio, passed away
Saturday, June 18, 2005. He was born February 14, 1926 and the son of the
late Hugo and Lucille Reitz Jaeckle.

Jerry attended Catholic Elementary Schools having graduated from Central
Catholic High School where he was selected as an All City football player
and leader of the ROTC.

His formal education took place at St. Mary's University and Baylor
University College of Dentistry. Jerry graduated at 21 years old obtaining
his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree.

While in dental school, he was in the V-12 Navy Program. Seven years after
opening his dental practice in 1954, he was called into the military service
out of the Texas National Guard and became a member of the famed 36th
Division of the U.S. Army. He served two years in Nurenburg, Germany with
the Field Hospital as Head of the Prostetic Department.

Upon his return to the U.S.A., he resumed his dental practice in San
Antonio, where he practiced on the south side for over 56 years.

Jerry held membership in the San Antonio District Dental Society, Bexar
County Dental Society, Texas Dental Society and American Dental Society. He
was a past President of Oak Hills Country Club, a member of St. Pius X
Catholic Church and St. Joseph's Society.

Jerry was an avid golfer and had a great love of big band, jazz music and
antique clocks. He enjoyed repairing clocks for friends.

Jerry is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Mary Rose; his daughter
and son-in-law, Jenny and Bob Buchek; his son, Jeff of Bristol, England;
five grandchildren, Robert Buchek and wife, Alecia and Amy Buchek; Justin,
Dominic and Georgia Jaeckle; two brothers, Dr. H. M. Jaeckle, D.D.S. and
wife, Helen and Dr. Richard Jaeckle, M.D. and wife, Blanche; and a sister,
Mrs. Carol Burns and husband, Ron.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to the charity of one's

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