Jeanne M. Downey, age 63, passed away on Monday January 14, 2013 at the Boscobel Area Health Care in Boscobel. She was born on September 6, 1949 in Boscobel Wisconsin. The daughter of Frederick and Marie (Ellenbolt) Mertz. She married Thomas Downey on April 18, 1970 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Boscobel.
She is survived by her husband Thomas Downey of Fennimore. A daughter Tera Roesch of LaCrosse. Two Grandchildren: Katlyn Roesch of LaCrosse, Nathan Roesch of LaCrosse. 1 Sister Judy Halpin of Denver Colorado. Her Mother in Law; Maebelle Downey of Capron Illinois. Two brother in laws; Dennis (Jan) Downey of Cave Creek Az. Tim(Pat) Downey of Poplar Grove Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Ronald Mertz and father in law John Downey.
Private Memorial services will be at a later date with burial in the Capron Cemetery in Capron Illinois. The Kendall Funeral Service in Boscobel is assisting the family. On line condolence can be sent to www.kendallfuneralservice.com