Jeanette Fox, 96Jeanette Catherine Fox, age 96, formerly of Cannon Falls, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the Regina Medical Center in Hastings.
Jeanette Catherine Fox, age 96, formerly of Cannon Falls, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the Regina Medical Center in Hastings.
Jeanette was born March 18, 1916, in Douglas Township, Dakota County, to Peter and Susan (Gergen) Schweich. She married Nicholas Henry "Nick" Fox on Aug. 8, 1939, in New Trier, and they farmed north of Cannon Falls from 1946 until their retirement in 1980.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Nick H.; children Jim Fox and Angela Nappin; grandchildren Todd and Sharon Nappin, Gerald Greene; also three brothers and two sisters; son-in-law Richard Blaser.
Survivors include her seven children, Rolaine Blaser, Kenneth (Rosie) Fox, Mildred (Michael) Greene, Gervais (Sharon) Fox, Edna (David) LaPierre, Nick K. (Donna) Fox, Mary Jo (Robert) Nappin; also 26 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; brother Ralph Schweich; sister-in-law Dorothy Fox; daughter-in-law Judy Fox; also many relatives and friends.
The funeral Mass, officiated by Fr. Stan Mader, was held Saturday, Oct. 27, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in New Trier, followed by interment in the parish cemetery. Pallbearers were Don Blaser, Gary Fox, Adam Fox, Josh Fox, Rick Fox, Chad Nappin, and Troy Greene; honorary pallbearers were Kathleen Stein, Liz Otto, Dorothy Schabert, Louise Kimmes, and Alice Pasch.
Arrangements were handled by the Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, Hastings, 651-437-9419, www.caturia-smidtfh.com.
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