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Obituary for Eleanor Wolfe

Eleanor L. Wolfe, 96, of Onalaska formally of La Crosse, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at Bethany Riverside Nursing Facility. She was born on June 8, 1921 to Jacob and Elizabeth (Schild) Roellich. She attended school in La Crosse and graduated from “Old Central”. Eleanor married Stephen Masewicz on Feb 28, 1945, and together they had a son, Charles on July 28, 1946. After Stephen’s death in 1969, she married Richard Wolfe on Aug. 9, 1971, he passed away in 1995. Eleanor worked as a nurses aide in La Crosse and Onalaska. She is survived by her younger sister, Marie (LeRoy) Weaver; son, Charles (Christina) Masewicz; step-son, Richard (Rita) Wolfe, Jr.; many grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; older sister, Lavina (Gilman) Hanson; older brother, George (Bernice) Roellich; and step-daughter, Irene (Victor) Eide. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 at Trinity UCC, W4888 Harvest Ln. La Crosse, WI. Pastor Brandon Perrine will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. A visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of service at the church. Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Homes and Crematory, Woodruff Chapel, La Crosse is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, Eleanor requested memorials be donated to the Church or to the Coulee Region Humane Society. Online condolences may be sent at