Jeannine C. Schrank, Milton, WI (1932-2014)
November 20, 1932-May 13, 2014
Jeannine C. Schrank, age 81, of Milton, passed away Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at Huntington Memory Care Unit with her family by her side. She was born on Nov. 20, 1932 in Janesville, WI, to Milton and Ruth (Latzke) Dix. Jeannine married Harold A. Schrank Oct. 4, 1952. They were actively involved in running the family businesses, Silver Poplar Beach and Lakeside Ice and Coal, as well as Harold Schrank Builders for over 35 years. Jeannine and Harold really enjoyed traveling and especially attending concerts, events and activities of their children and grandchildren.
Jeannine lived her whole life on Clear Lake in the Town of Milton. She was the Milton Township Clerk for over 30 years. She also was a member of the Milton Women's Club and was coordinator of the Meals on Wheels program for many years. Jeannine was a lifelong member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church and served as one of the organist for over 25 years. She was active in Ladies Aid and many other areas of the church.
Jeannine is survived by her two sons: Bill (Lori) Schrank and Bob (Sharon) Schrank, both of Milton; grandchildren: Ben (Emily), T.J. and Amy Schrank; step-grandchildren: Ben (Leah) Smejkal, and Andy (Ashley) Smejkal; step-great grandchildren: Samantha, Brock, Allison and Alyssa, Austin, Lily, Veda, and Nala Smejkal; and brother in law: Verne Schrank. She was preceded in death by her parents Milton and Ruth Dix and her husband, Harold who passed away Dec. 26, 2009.
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Friday, May 16, 2014 at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Milton with Pastor Larry Schwanke officiating. Burial will be in Milton Lawns Memorial Park, Janesville. Visitation times will be Friday from 9 AM until time of services at the church. In lieu of flowers memorials can be given to the St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church or Agrace Hospice.
Albrecht Funeral Homes, & Cremations Services, Milton
828 S. Janesville St 608-868-2542