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Jeanne M. Ruehlow, 63, of Savannah, GA and originally from Prairie du Chien, WI, passed on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Jeanne was born on November 11, 1954, to the late William J. and Ellen “Honey” A. (nee Kramer) Walker, who raised six girls in Prairie du Chien, WI. Jeanne graduated from Prairie du Chien High School in 1973 and then from Upper Iowa University. Jeanne married Donald C. Ruehlow in 1977 and together they had two children – Nicole and Daniel.
Jeanne is survived by her husband Donald of 41 years; her daughter, Nicole Sundry (Evan) of Bloomington, MN; three of the cutest grandchildren, Weston, Henry and Samuel; five sisters, Jo Ann Kalafut (Joe) of Surprise, AZ; Janice Korish (Richard) of Cashton, WI; Jackie Hilleshiem (Bill) of Waterville, IA; Jill Bunders (Steve) of Prairie du Chien, WI; Jayne Prew of Seneca, WI; and several wonderful and fun nieces, nephews and cousins. Jeanne was preceded in death by her amazing son Daniel Ruehlow; her parents William and Ellen Walker, Terri Hilleshiem, niece and goddaughter; and, Karston Burt, great nephew.
A celebration of Jeanne’s life will be held at the Garrity Funeral Home, Prairie du Chien, WI, at 3 p.m. Sunday, November 11, 2018. The service will be preceded by a visitation starting at 1 p.m. A private burial service at the Calvary Cemetery, Prairie du Chien, WI, will be announced at a later date.