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Obituary for Arvid Carl Jaekel

Arvid D. Jaekel, 77, of Barre Mills, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. He was born June 19, 1940, in La Crosse, to Earl and Elvera (Wolter) Jaekel. Arvid was baptized and confirmed at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Barre Mills. He was a life long farmer who enjoyed hunting, watching the dear come down into his yard, and his breakfast club at the Barre Country Diner. Survivors include nieces; nephews; other relatives; and friends. Arvid was preceded in death by two sisters, Merlien Jaekel and Dalores (Robert) McClintock and a niece, Jenny McClintock. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Barre Mills. Rev. Andrew Shultz will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. A visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of service, Monday, at the church. Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Homes and Crematory, Jostad Chapel, West Salem, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent at