TOWN OF ROME

Jean A. Kolstad

April 2, 1940 - Oct. 24, 2011

Jean A. Kolstad, 71, of the Town of Rome (Nekoosa), Adams County, died Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, at her home.

Jean was born April 2, 1940, in Waukesha, to Marvin and Leona (Roots) Wiesenthal. She married Charles A. Kolstad on May 5, 1962, in Waukesha. Jean was a homemaker. She enjoyed bowling and was a true lover of dogs, especially her best friend, Bear.

Jean is survived by her husband, Charles; three children, Kelly (Grant) Ziemke of North Prairie, John (Patty) Kolstad of Waterford and Cathy (James) Naukkari of Genesee; one brother, Bill (Joyce) Wiesenthal of Waukesha; and 12 grandchildren.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Jim.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. memorial service Thursday, Oct. 27, at Woodland Lutheran Church in the Town of Rome. The Rev. Stan Kwiecien will officiate. There will also be a celebration of Jeanís life at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at the North Prairie Village Hall in North Prairie.

Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids, 715-423-1414, is handling all arrangements.