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Obituary for Jeanine Marie Helke

Jeanine M. Helke, 70, of La Crosse, passed away, April 27, 2022, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse. She was born June 14, 1951, in La Crosse, to Francis and Jeanette (Pederson) Young. Jeanine enjoyed gardening, animals, cooking, and going on rides on the country roads to see the beautiful scenery. She had a deep love for her family and taking care of “her angel,” her granddaughter, Lilly, brought immeasurable joy. Jeanine will be deeply missed and forever loved by her family. Survivors include her husband, Richard Helke; three sons, Chad, Cory, and Kevin; granddaughter, Lilly Mary Jean Helke; brother, Richard (Judy) Young; sister, Janet (Robert) Beitlich; in-laws, Diane Gerke, Betty Nordby, and Howard (Sharon) Helke; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother-in-law, Jerry Helke; and mother-in-law and father-in-law, Herbert and Dorothy Helke. A visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home, 4239 Mormon Coulee Rd., La Crosse.