Anne Jaster McBride
Milwaukee - Anne Jaster McBride passed away peacefully in her sleep on April 12 at the age of 92.
Anne was born on March 31, 1929 in Milwaukee, WI, to Anna (Plale) and Felix Jaster.
Her older sisters Adeline (Gaus) and Eleanor (Seidl) predeceased her.
Anne graduated from South Milwaukee High School in 1947 and married Donald McBride in 1948. They raised three daughters in S. Milw- Susan (Last Kaucnik), Bonnie (Rauschenberger) and Donna (Klosky). Anne spent many years working at the JC Penny outlet store in S. Milw.
Don and Anne loved to square dance, representing S. Milw in a number of events. During the 1960s the couple also owned a bar, Don & Annie's Doghouse.
Following her divorce from Don in 1983, Anne lived in Milwaukee where she worked for 18 years at Deltrol Controls as an inspector and many yrs as a Union Steward. She was also actively involved in the AFL-CIO District 10, Lodge 66, becoming the first woman to serve on its Board of Trustees.
After she retired she moved to Racine and worked with the Community Action agency. For the past 18 years she enjoyed living at Booth Manor in Oak Creek. She reconnected with Don following his relocation back to Milwaukee, until his passing in 2019.
Anne is survived by her daughters, 7 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and 4 great, great grandchildren.
A celebration of her life will be held on May 23, 2021 outside from 1-5 with lunch served at 3pm, at the former sight of the Dog House - Slick Willie's Bar and Grill, 2301 12th Ave, South Milwaukee.
Published by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from May 14 to May 16, 2021.