Obituary of Jeanne Affeldt (1932 – 2021) – La Crosse, WI


Jeanne M. Affeldt

LA CROSSE РJeanne M. Affeldt, 89, from La Crosse died on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at the Manoir B̩n̩dictin. She was born on February 22, 1932 in La Crosse to James and Mary (Metzdorff) Dayton. Jeanne graduated from Aquinas high school in 1950. She married William Affeldt on June 30, 1951 in La Crosse. She had worked at the French Island grocery store for 30 years. Jeanne liked to work in her flower garden.

She is survived by her four children: William (Christine) Affeldt, Jr. of Mukwonago, WI, Steven (Teresa) Affeldt of Lake Forest, CA, Barbara (Alex) Quinones of La Crosse, WI, and Scott (Jennifer) Affeldt of Parc Saint-Louis, Minnesota; eight grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; Brother Robert Dayton; two brothers-in-law: Robert (Juanita) Affeldt, James Jones; two sisters-in-law: Betty Dayton and Maxine Dayton; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Bill of 61, a toddler son Michael, her parents, four sisters; Sister Ruthanne Dayton, Mary (Fred) Otto, Ruth (Ray) Edgeton and Jeanne’s twin sister, Joan (Harry) Packman, four brothers; James (Charlotte) Dayton, John Dayton, Thomas Dayton and David (Rose) Dayton, two sisters-in-law; Donna Jones and Darlene Dayton.

A Christian funeral mass will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday November 2, 2021 at St. James the Less Catholic Church, 1032 Caledonia Street, La Crosse. Bro. Woodrow Pace will officiate. Interment will follow in the Catholic cemetery. Visitations will be held at the church on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Memorials are preferred to the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration. The Schumacher-Kish Funeral Home in La Crosse helps the family. The online guestbook is available at

Posted by La Crosse Tribune on October 31, 2021.

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