Teresa A. Jung, age 80, passed away on Wednesday December 2, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her family after a two-year battle with dementia. She was born on January 3, 1940 in Philadelphia, PA the daughter of Joseph and Martha (Maguire) Whalen. Teresa attended Transfiguration of Our Lord School and graduated from West Catholic Girls High School in West Philadelphia, PA. She married Robert Jung on October 11, 1958 in Philadelphia, PA. She raised her children as a military wife while her husband served 20 years in the US Navy, enduring many moves and changes. Teresa enjoyed bowling, traveling, and volunteering at the local food pantry. She was a past member of the Lions Club, serving as treasurer. She retired from Prairie City Bank after 25 years as a teller, loan processor, and receptionist. Most of all, she enjoyed and took great interest in her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband Robert of 62 years, her children: Terri (Rusty) Cooper, Bob (Lori) Jung, Becky (Steve) Henry, and Peter (Heather) Jung; brother, Frank (Gloria) Whalen, sisters, Barbara (Bud) Heisler, Julia Whalen, and Anna (Charles) Shirey, nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Teresa was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Joseph Whalen, and a great grandson Dominic Reichmann
Graveside services will be held according to CDC Guidelines on Monday December 7, 2020, at 11:00 A.M. at the Calvary Cemetery in Prairie du Chien, WI; Monsignor Charles Stoetzel officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services. The family requests that attendees utilize masks and practice social distancing. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Crossing Rivers Health Hospice or The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin. CDC Guidelines will be followed and will require a mask and social distancing for all services. If you are not feeling well or unable to attend, we encourage you to visit the Garrity Funeral Home website to send a message to Teresa’s family. The Garrity Funeral Home of Prairie du Chien is assisting the family.
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