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Mary Janisch

d. December 19, 2018

Mary Margaret (Wing) Janisch, 59, passed away, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, at Gundersen Lutheran Health System. She was born February 17, 1959, in La Crosse, to Richard and Margaret (Cowan) Wing. Mary was a graduate of Logan High School, class of ’77. She married Thomas Janisch in December of 1977. Together, they resided on French Island and raised 3 children. They later divorced. Mary always enjoyed painting ceramics, crafts, decorating the house for holidays, and spending time with her family.

Mary is survived by her children; Matthew (Crystal) Janisch, of Sparta, Jeremy (Tiffany) Janisch, of Bangor, and Kate (Christopher) Zirzow, of Onalaska. She is also survived by her 2 granddaughters, Madeline and Ella Janisch, of Bangor. In addition she is also survived by her mother; Margaret Wing, of La Crosse, siblings; Renee (Stan) Krajewski, of La Crosse, Barbara Wing, of La Crosse, Shelly (Dan) Brown, of La Crosse, Maureen (Darnel) Jakobi, of Medford, and Thomas Wing, of La Crosse, and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her paternal and maternal grandparents, her father Richard Wing, and her sister Karen Wing Collins. She was also preceded in death by two nephews Robert and Andrew Brown.

A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 AM Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, in St. James the Less Catholic Church, 1032 Caledonia St., La Crosse, Wis. Rev. James Altman will officiate with private family burial to be held. Family and friends may visit from 9:30 AM until the time of Mass on Thursday.

The Blaschke & Schneider Funeral Homes are assisting the family with local arrangements.


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