Jonah Wayne Wiegel

June 02, 2006 - January 12, 2022

Jonah Wayne Wiegel, 15, of La Crosse passed away suddenly on Jan. 12, 2022. He was born in La Crosse on June 2, 2006, to Gary Wayne and Amy Wiegel, DVMs.

Jonah Wayne WiegelJonah was born with Canavan disease, which limited him physically and cognitively, but he was a very happy boy. He loved loud music, being pushed over bumpy surfaces in his wheelchair and getting zerberts from his DaDa. Everyone enjoyed his big fat smiles and laughs. Jonah is in God’s hands now.

Jonah is survived by is parents, Gary Wayne and Amy Wiegel; paternal grandparents, Gary and Janet Wiegel; maternal grandpa, Arthur Hallman; aunts and uncles, Tammy (Rick) Woodruff, Keith Wiegel, Alice (Gordy) Peterson, Angel (Jim) Drozd, Arthur (Sherry) Hallman, Amber (Chad) Curtis, April (Corey) Jawort, and many cousins.

Jonah was preceded in death by his grandma, Arlene Hallman, and step-grandma, Mary Hallman.

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, W3569 Co Hwy M, West Salem, WI 54669. Pastor Andrew Schultz will officiate. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of services at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Children’s Miracle Network.

Special thanks to the West Salem School District, his Gundersen Health System Care Team and his Tuesday night babysitter, Jo Berg, for their loving care of our boy.