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Obituary for Juanita Rose McGinnis


Juanita Rose McGinnis, 82, formerly of Stoddard, Wis., died Sunday, February 10, 2013, at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse.
She was born April 11, 1930, in La Crosse, to George and Viola (Zink) Groeschel. On August 22, 1953, Juanita married Elwyn McGinnis at the Stoddard United Methodist Church and he preceded her in death on August 21, 1997. Juanita was employed as a Registered Nurse at Franciscan Skemp Medical Center, (now Mayo Clinic Health System), in La Crosse, for over 50 years retiring in 2009.
Survivors include three sons, Eric of St. Paul, Minn., Collin of Brazoria, Texas, and Murphy of Ladysmith, Wis.; four granddaughters, Karissa McGuire of La Crosse, Vanessa and Lindsey McGinnis of Austin, Texas, and Caitlin McGinnis of Ladysmith, Wis.; two great-grandchildren, Alexis and Tyrin Shaw of La Crosse; and many other relatives and friends.
In addition to her husband, Juanita was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Lois.
Memorial services will be Friday, February 22, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. at Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home, (Woodruff Chapel), 4239 Mormon Coulee Rd., La Crosse. Rev. Dr. Scott McMurray will officiate. Juanita will be buried next to her husband in the Stoddard Village Cemetery at a later date. A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday from 5:00 p.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Asbury United Methodist Church in La Crosse or the Salvation Army. Online condolences may be sent at www.jandtfredrickson.com.