Sunday, December 23, 2007

Obituary: Jeanne O. (Eifert) Hegerich - Class of 1944

MADISON - Jeanne O. Hegerich, age 81, of Madison, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2007, as a result of an automobile accident. She was born on April 1, 1926 in Montfort, the daughter of Roy and Maxine (Doran) Eifert. Jeanne graduated from Central High School in 1944. She married John J. Hegerich on Sept. 24, 1948. She worked for many years as L.P.N. and then as a nursing home administrator. Jeanne was active with the American Legion Auxiliary and was a member of the Red Hatters Society. She also volunteered with the Madison Recreation Department and enjoyed helping with the pontoon boats. Jeanne is survived by a daughter, Joy (David) Sather; two grandsons, Andrew (Joanne) Sather and Kevin (Heather) Sather; a step-son, Cy Hegerich; a step-daughter, Carolyn (Don) Pritzl; and a nephew, Troy Russell. She was preceded in death by her husband, John; parents; and sister, Phyllis Meicher. Funeral services will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Dr., Madison, on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2007, at 11 a.m. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on December 23, 2007

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