Jeffrey Newkirk, 35 of Watertown, passed away on 5/5/2023 due to a car accident.
Jeffrey was born on December 18,1987, the son of Theresa Novak. Jeffrey graduated high school, got a degree in masonry and had a career as a factory worker and forklift driver. Jeffrey was very involved with family, and family was the most important thing to him. Jeff’s hobbies included fishing, hiking, sightseeing, and just being with his kids, wife, and family. Jeffrey was an amazing father who loved his girls. Jeffrey was strong, assertive, competitive, spunky, compassionate, undaunted, adventurous, courageous, unafraid, down to earth and tender hearted. Jeffrey was a loving and supportive husband, he was a caring son who loved his mom. He was also a protective and loving brother. Jeffrey had just bought a home with the love of his life.
Jeffrey is survived by his loving wife Whitney Newkirk, his daughters Makenna and Nakhila Newkirk, his Mom and Dad Theresa and Raymond Novak, his Mother and father in-law Paul and Gail Dishneau, by his sisters Molly (Kalon) Magnuson, and Madison (Austin) schwoegler, by his brother Andrew Novak, by his brother in-laws Zachary Hanke, and Nicholas (Melissa) Dishneau, by his niece and nephews Kaylee and Chandler Magnuson, Alexander Dishneau, Trentyn, Boltyn, and Ezekiel Hanke. Along with a number of aunts, uncles, cousins and other loved family, as well as many friends. Jeffrey was loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Jeffrey is preceded in death by his maternal grandmother and grandfather Evelyn and William Newkirk, as well as grandpa and grandma Ron and Kathy Novak.
A celebration of life in Jeffrey’s honor will be held at 2pm-4:30pm on Saturday May 20, 2023 at the Christ united Methodist Church, 112 Hall Street, Watertown, WI 53094.