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Jean M. Zuelke

September 15, 1959 ~ March 13, 2021 (age 61)


Jean M. Zuelke, age 61, of Kronenwetter passed away on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Aspirus Hospice House after a short battle with heart failure.

Jean was born on September 15, 1959 in Plentywood, Montana to George and Norma (Opp) Petersen.  After graduating from high school, she worked briefly as a CNA.  She met Les Zuelke while taking care of his grandparents.  They were united in marriage on September 12, 1983.  She was active in church, enjoyed crocheting, and was known as a crazy cat lady.

Jean is survived by her husband, Les Zuelke of Kronenwetter; daughter Rose Zuelke of Chicago, IL; Mother Norma Petersen of Billings, Montana; brothers Tim and Tom Petersen of Billings, Montana; and her cat, Whiskers. 

She was preceded in death by her father, George Petersen.

Services will be held in Montana at a later date.  

The family wishes to thank Aspirus Wausau Hospital, the staff of Aspirus Palliative Care Unit and the staff at Hospice House for their love and care.


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