Jeanette B. Thuringer, age 96 of St. Peter, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Pheasant’s Ridge in St. Peter.
Funeral will be 11:00 am Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Sunrise Assembly of God Church, St. Peter with visitation one hour prior. Burial will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. St. Peter Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Jeanette was born May 9, 1921 in Moulton Township, Murray County, MN to Bernie and Hattie (Bruxvoort) Van Roekel. She is a 1939 graduate of Chandler High School. She Married Willian Thuringer on June 14, 1941 in Slayton, MN. They lived in Murray County and then St. Paul where Jeanette worked at Strauss’s Knitting and Amaco Plastics before retiring in 1981. After her Husband Bill’s passing, she moved to St. Peter in 1997. She enjoyed stained glass work, embroidery, crocheting, puzzles, reading, Christian music, bingo, volunteering and singing. A heartfelt thank you to the staff at Pheasants Ridge and the Hospice Staff for their wonderful care.
Left to remember Jeanette are her children: William Jr, Ronald (Barb), John, Janice Venneman, Mary (Mark) Johnson, Barb Sunderman and Ann (Jim) Neary; Several grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years WilliamSr., children: Patricia Dion, David and Edward; and sister Durella Van Roekel.