Jeffery Reader

Reader, Jeffery Darwin

Jeffery Darwin Reader, 57, of Fond du Lac, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 18, 2013, at St. Agnes Hospital with his family by his side. He was born on November 11, 1955, in Fond du Lac, the son of Gerald and Marguerite "Muggsy" (Wacholz) Reader. On June 23, 1984, he married Kathleen "Kathy" Kramer in Fond du Lac. Jeff was a graduate of San Diego State University with a degree in Journalism with an emphasis in advertising. He worked a long career at many area newspapers with his most recent being at the Sheboygan Press.

"Skee" was an avid sports fan, especially the Green Bay Packers; he was a shareholder. He enjoyed playing softball, bowling, golfing, and deer hunting. "Meff", a former chef, was passionate about cooking and spending time with friends and family and his cat, Tucker.

SURVIVORS: His wife, Kathy, two children, Brandon Jeffery, Nicole Kathleen, his parents, Jerry and Muggsy, one brother, Ken (Sue) Reader, all of Fond du Lac, and other relatives and friends.

VISITATION: Wednesday, January 23, 2013, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Faith Ev. Lutheran Church, 55 N. Prairie Rd, Fond du Lac. FUNERAL: Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at 6 p.m. at Faith Ev. Lutheran Church, with Reverend David Haugly officiating. Cremation will follow the traditional services. Interment will take place at a later date at Shrine of Rest Mausoleum, Ledgeview Memorial Park.

He was the best husband, father, son, brother, and friend that anyone could ask for. He is loved by many family and friends.

Additional information and guestbook can be found at

Uecker-Witt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in Sheboygan Press on Jan. 21, 2013