Obituary for Jane F. Kurtz

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Jane F. Kurtz, 79, of Onalaska passed away Monday, February 6, 2017 at Gundersen Medical Center, La Crosse. She was born in North Bend, Wisconsin, on July 23, 1937 to Roy and Hazel (Spaulding) Amidon. On April 7, 1961 Jane married Vernon R. Kurtz and he preceded her in death on July 24, 1992.
Jane grew up in Melrose, Wisconsin. She worked as a LPN in surgery at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center for 33 years. Jane enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandsons.
Jane is survived by a son, Timothy (Diana) Kurtz of Onalaska; two daughters, Julie (Gary) Simonson of Holmen and Sally Zager of Bangor; five grandsons, Jacob and Haakon Simonson and Tyler (Erin) Kurtz, and Connor and Talon Zager; and a great grandson, Tanner Kurtz.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Donald Amidon.
A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Onalaska United Methodist Church. Pastor Park Hunter will officiate. A visitation will be held from 2:30 p.m. until time of service.
The Dickinson Family Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to hospice and the 6th floor Medical/Oncology staff at Gundersen for their wonderful care of mom.
In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred.
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