Details for Jean M. Kretchman

Jean M. Kretchman passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018, at Rock Haven Nursing Home. She was born in Janesville, the daughter of Harry and Clara (Granger) Showers. She married Herbert V. Kretchman on May 16, 1959, and he preceded her in death on March 20, 1994. Jean’s faith life and church family were very important to her. Jean began her 50 year banking career at Merchant & Savings Bank. She worked at St. William Catholic School as a Kindergarten aide. She loved taking care of her pets, enjoyed horseback riding, and was an avid reader.

Jean is survived by her sisters-in-law, Betty (Showers) Easton and Valarie Showers; nieces and nephews: Susan Showers, Richard (Sharyl) Showers, Jean Austin, Susan Black, Tom DeLaMater, Barb Granite, Kristi McGlasson, Steven Kretschman; many second and third generation nieces and nephews, including a special godson, Paul Adee. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and brothers, Richard Showers and David Showers.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at ST. JOHN VIANNEY CATHOLIC CHURCH with Fr. Paul Ugo Arinze officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to St. John Vianney Catholic Church, the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin and Agrace Hospice. Schneider Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family. For online obituary and registry: