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Obituary for Jeannette F. Cook-Kroll


Jeannette F. Cook-Kroll, 96, of West Salem, died Monday, September 7, 2020 at Mayo Clinic Health System, Franciscan Medical Center, La Crosse..She was born February 12, 1924 in Viroqua to William and Mary (Perkins) Prindle. She married Leon J. Cook on May 29, 1943 in La Crosse. He preceded her in death on February 8, 1994. She then married Erv Kroll on January 11, 2003. He preceded her in death on July 24, 2011. She had many interests in her life including bowling, gardening, but was her most cherished ties were spent with family , most notably all her grandchildren. She is survived by her children; Jane Knudtson of Bangor, Rita (Virgil) Thompson of West Salem, and Bill of La Crosse, 14 grandchildren; Jessica Butterfield, Josh Cook, Mellissa Withrow, Heather Cook, Amanda Cook, Mike Thompson, Greg Thompson, Kevin Thompson, Deann Elliott, Vicki Brenstein, Scott Knudtson, Kathy Bethel, Mark Hansen and Fred Hansen, 20 great-grand-children Samantha Hansen, Shiann LeRoy, Paul Hansen, Arjun Thompson, Amber Rhodes, April Klum, Cole Brenstein, Dylan Knudtson, Alex Knudtson, Ashlee Tri, Nichole Bethel, Ethan Hansen, Caleb Hansen, Zack Brumer, Arianna Butterfield, Piper Cook, Xander Olson, Conner Withrow, John Withrow and Rachael Withrow, 8 great-great grandchildren; Jayden Bethel, Harley Bethel, Tanner Bethel, Walter LeRoy, Harper Tri, Jackson Tri, Clayton Rhodes and Evan Klum. Jeanette was preceded in death by her parents, spouses, daughter Janet Hansen, two grandsons Paul Hansen and Kevin Hansen and son-in-law Edmond Knudtson. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm, Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Homes and Crematory, Jostad Chapel, 121 N. Youlon Street, West Salem. Pastor Scott Skogen will officiate. Entombment will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery, La Crosse. Visitation will be from 12:00 pm-2:00 pm, Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers and other expressions of sympathy memorials are preferred.