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Jeanne E. Nelson

March 13, 1932 January 22, 2017
Jeanne E. Nelson
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Jeanne E. Nelson (nee: Brickson) passed away peacefully surrounded by her family in the comfort of her own home in Minocqua, WI on Sunday, January 22nd. Jeanne was born on March 13, 1932 in Stoughton, WI to Earl and Irene (nee :Seamonson) Brickson. She enjoyed her youth growing up in Stoughton, WI surrounded by numerous family, friends and activities. She attended U.W. Stout for two years and gained employment as a secretary for an architectural firm. She married the love of her life Robert D. Nelson on February 15, 1958. They relocated first to Milwaukee, WI where they began their family. Jeanne loved being a wife and stay at home mother to her oldest daughter Wendy Schoepke who now resides in Erin, WI and her youngest daughter Patti Nelson who relocated to care for her residing with her in Minocqua, WI. The family moved from Milwaukee to Menomonee Falls, WI where Robert built the family home where many happy memories were made. Jeanne loved to sew, craft, lead 4- H groups, knit, crochet, stenciling and rummage sale shopping. She had many talents she passed on to her children. After retirement they relocated to Minocqua, WI. where Robert built their retirement home on Bolger Lake. She was the first President of the Minocqua Womens Aglow which kept her very busy. She was blessed to help raise her grandson Russ Schoepke in the Minocqua home. This kept her young and active creating yet more cherished moments and memories. She was also so proud to be a great Grandmother to R. J. Schoepke. He is the apple of her eye and his visits would light up her world. Jeanne has been an amazing Daughter, Sister, Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Aunt, Friend and "adopted" mother to many of her devoted Christian friends. Jeanne wanted you all to know she has loved and cherished you all so much. She expressed how each of you have touched her life in so many ways.
Jeanne leaves behind her two daughters Wendy Schoepke (Ed) and Patti Nelson. Her Grandson Russ Schoepke, ( Erin Gross), Great Grandson R. J. Schoepke, Brother Phil (Betty) Brickson, two nephews Scott and Tim Brickson and two nieces Nancy (Mel) Harried and Susie Nelson. She was preceeded in death by her Parents Earl and Irene Brickson, her husband Robert Nelson and one Niece Kathrine Nelson.
Jeanne and her entire family wish to express our sincere gratitude and love to Ministry Home Care and Hospice for the most outstanding and compassionate care they gave to Jeanne. We love you Jeralynn, Chris, Angie and Lenora. You made her final pages of her chapter and journey so comfortable, peaceful and truly loved.
Celebration of life services will be held at Nimsgern Funeral Home in Woodruff, WI on Saturday, February 11th at 11:00 AM with a visitation from 10:00 AM till time of service. A luncheon will be provided after the Services.
Donations to the family would be appreciated so we can allocate to her favorite Christian organizations and Ministry Home/Hospice Care.
Online condolences may be shared at www.nimsgernfuneral.com
NIMSGERN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES IS SERVING THE FAMILY.

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11

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10:00 AM 2/11/2017 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/11/2017 11:00:00 AM
Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Service

1025 Margaret Street
Woodruff, WI 54568

Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Service
1025 Margaret Street Woodruff 54568 WI
United States

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Saturday

11

Feb

11:00 AM 2/11/2017 11:00:00 AM
Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Service

1025 Margaret Street
Woodruff, WI 54568

Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Service
1025 Margaret Street Woodruff 54568 WI
United States
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