Wynne Gianoli, 88, of La Crosse, Wis., died Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at Bethany St. Joseph Care Center, La Crosse, Wis. She was born in Genoa, Wis., March 16, 1925, to Anthony J. and Mary (Malin) Gianoli.
She is survived by many nieces and nephews, and other relatives, family and friends.
She was preceded in death by six brothers – Joseph, Carl, David, Francis, Bernard, and Marion Gianoli.
Wynne worked at the La Crosse Tribune, the Trane Company, the Times Review (Catholic Times) Newspaper and the La Crosse Diocese. She was the personal secretary to Bishop John Paul until her retirement in 1990.
A funeral Mass will be held at 1:30 PM Saturday, January 18, 2014, in the Marian Chapel of St. Joseph the Workman Cathedral, 530 Main St., La Crosse, Wis., Msgr. Charles Stoetzel will officiate with burial to be held at the Catholic Cemetery, La Crosse, Wis. Family and friends may call from 12:00 (Noon) until the time of Mass in the Cathedral on Saturday.
Wynneâ€™s wishes were for memorials to Casa Hogar, a missionary orphanage in Lima, Peru. Checks should be made payable to the Diocese of La Crosse.