STOUGHTON/MADISON-Jeanette A. West, age 58, of Stoughton, passed away on Sunday , Sept. 30, 2012, at Nazareth House. She was born on May 1, 1954, in Madison, the daughter of Patrick and Leona (Murphy) McCarthy. Jeanette attended East High School and graduated in 1972. She worked for a time at Oscar Mayer, but was most proud of being a homemaker. She enjoyed being with her dogs, Ada and Onie, and also spending time with family and friends.
Jeanette is survived by her partner of 28 years, Dave Bakke; children, Wayne (Rebecca) West and Randy West, both of Madison; sister, Sharon McCarthy of Madison; along with many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Patrick Jr. and Dennis.
Funeral services will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Drive, Madison, at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service on Friday.