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Jeanette Eileen Jonas

August 9, 1954 — January 13, 2018

Jeanette E. Jonas, 63, who was born on August, 9, 1954 in Neillsville, WI to Theodore and Adeline (Knoop) Schoenherr, died on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the Marshfield Medical Center. She graduated from Neillsville High School in 1972.  Jeanette worked at McDonald’s in Marshfield for 25 years, advancing to manager. She also worked at the Marshfield Clinic Credit Union and with the U.S. Postal Service in Neillsville, Granton and Chili.  Jeanette loved to garden, to quilt and to exhibit her flowers and quilts at the local fairs.  She was proud of winning “Best of Show” for her gladiolas.  She found great joy in making beautiful quilts for her nieces, nephews and others.  Jeanette loved playing Scrabble, especially with her late Aunt Ottillie, and was on several bowling teams over the years. She was a member of the Town of Fremont Zoning Committee and volunteered at elections.   She was a member of Zion American Lutheran Church in Granton, where she married Richard W. Jonas on February 14, 1999. Jeanette is survived by her husband, Richard; seven siblings, Kay (Bill Wright) Schoenherr of Monona; Ron (Laura Stern) Schoenherr of Naalehu, HI; Marvin Schoenherr of Minocqua; Jackie (Dave) Bohlinger of Strum; Marilyn Okuyiga of Shenzhen, China; Shirley (Dan) Jacoby of Woodruff and Scott (Rachele) Schoenherr of Springfield, MO; sisters-in-law Mary (Ken) Fischer of Edgar and Sharon Jonas of Mazomanie and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.   She was preceded her in death by her parents and a brother-in-law, James Jonas.   Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 17 at the Zion American Lutheran Church in Granton, with Pastor Dan Zimmerman officiating.  Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 16 at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville and also from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Wednesday morning at the church.   Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com.   The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
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Visitation

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Gesche Funeral Home & Cremation Service

4 S Grand Ave, Neillsville, WI 54456

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Visitation

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Zion American Lutheran Church

W2840 Hill Rd, Granton, WI 54436

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Zion American Lutheran Church

W2840 Hill Rd, Granton, WI 54436

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