Jean M. Fassbinder, 95
Jan. 27, 1921 ó Jan. 21, 2017

Jean M. FassbinderJean M. Fassbinder (nee Kraut), 95, of West Bend, passed away Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at The Kathy Hospice in West Bend.

She was born Jan. 27, 1921, in Polk to Henry and Mary (nee McNeil) Kraut. Jean married Robert Fassbinder on Sept. 14, 1949.
Jean spent her life working for a variety of companies. She worked for the Home Lumber Co., Decorah and West Bend Pharmacies, but Jean spent most of her time working as a part-time receptionist for the Washington County Courthouse, starting her career at age 53 and retiring at age 84 after 31 years of service.

Jean loved spending time with family and friends, and playing cards. She also enjoyed her flower garden.

Jean is survived by her daughter, Trish (Wayne) Glover of Glenview, Illinois, and her son, Mark (Denise) Fassbinder of Rockford, Illinois; three grandchildren, Jessica (Jason) Neitzel, Heather (Levi) Prewitt and Rebecca Glover; and five great-grandchildren, Seth, Noah, and Olivia Prewitt, and Stella and Hank Neitzel. She is further survived by other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert; and brothers, Neil and Marcus Kraut, and sister Joyce Lambert.

A private visitation for the immediate family will be held at the Schmidt Funeral Home.

Jeanís family would like to share their sincere gratitude to the staff at Aurora Hospital (Grafton), especially the E.D. Department and the doctors and nursing staff of the third floor medical/surgical department, as well as the entire nursing staff and doctors at The Kathy Hospice in West Bend, for their care of Jean in her final days.

The Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences are available at