Jo Ann Shattuck
Jo Ann L. Shattuck, 83, of Wilton and formerly of Onalaska, died Tuesday January 7, 2020 at Eagle Crest South Assisted Living Center in La Crosse.
Jo Ann L. Shattuck, 83, of Wilton and formerly of Onalaska, died Tuesday January 7, 2020 at Eagle Crest South Assisted Living Center in La Crosse. She was born on August 13, 1936 to Emil and Anna (Kindt) Schulz in Tomah.
She attended the Coldspring Country School in the Township of Wilton and St. Paul Ev. Lutheran School in Tomah. Jo Ann was a member of the Tomah Senior High School Graduating Class of 1954. After high school she attended WWTI in La Crosse. Jo Ann was united in marriage to DeWerd “Duke” Shattuck on March 1, 1958 at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, Tomah. They enjoyed 38 years together before his passing on March 16, 1996. She worked for Borden and Electric Auto-Lite in La Crosse, operated a ceramic shop out of her home for 9 years and then worked 24 years at Northern Engraving in Holmen until her retirement. After retirement she moved back to her family farm, where she and her husband had dreamed of retiring.
Jo Ann enjoyed visiting with friends, caring for her cats and feeding the birds and wildlife.
Religion was always important to her. Jo Ann was baptized in her grandmother’s home and confirmed at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, Tomah. Growing up her grandmother taught her to pray in German. She was a faithful member of the St. Peter Ev. Lutheran Church and served as the president of the Ladies Circle for many years.
She will be sadly missed by all that knew and loved her.
She is survived by her 2 daughters, Kimberly (John) Hollis of Winter and Heidi Rogers of Holmen; 2 grandchildren, Coleen (Jerrod) Johnson of Holmen and Brandon (Stephanie) Hollis of Strum; 4 great-grandchildren, Trent, Bryce, and Jeffrey Miller and Graham Hollis; as well as many other relatives and friends.
In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by her parents, and a son-in-law, Dan Rogers
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at the St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, 21693 County Highway A, Tomah. Pastor Robert Gerke will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Tomah.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Saturday from 12 noon until the time of the service.
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