Jean Isabel Scow, age 98, of Whitehall, died on Thursday, April 23, 2020 in the Gundersen Tri-County Care Center in Whitehall.
Jean was born on October 31, 1921 in Fountain City to Norman and Maude (Huber) Fetting. She married Maurice Scow on February 6, 1946 in Arcadia. Jean and Maurice moved to Whitehall in 1957. Maurice preceded Jean in death on July 29, 1997.
Jean worked at Gamoke’s Oil Station in Arcadia, drove school bus for the Abner Thompson Bus Company and was in the housekeeping department for the Tri-County Memorial Hospital in Whitehall.
Jean enjoyed bowling on the Tri-County Memorial Hospital bowling team and camping and fishing in Chetek. She was an excellent seamstress and made look-a-like dresses for her three daughters. Jean also made many prom dresses and wedding dresses.
Jean was a member of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Whitehall and joined the church ladies for quilting after she retired.
Jean is survived by four children, Robert (Mary) Scow of Alma, Georgia (Owen) Brekke of Blair, Barbara (Bruce) Kostner of Arcadia and Marsha DiRienzo of Kremmling, CO; eight grandchildren, Tom (Annette) Brekke, Todd (Trisha) Brekke, Wendy (Rodger) Herman, Molly (Ed) Brown, Justin (Jesse) Kostner, Andrew (Debbie) DiRienzo, David (Lori) DiRienzo and Sarah (Jose) DiRienzo; eleven great-grandchildren, Connor and Chase Brekke, Nathan Nandory, Joseph, Audrey and Madeline Brown, Riley Herman, Mia and Lucas DiRienzo, Lillian and Claire Kostner; a sister, Norma Zastrow of Rochester, MN and a brother, Donald Fetting of Arcadia.
In addition to her parents and husband, Jean was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Derek Brekke.
Graveside services will be held on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. in the Lincoln Cemetery in Whitehall with Pastor Mary Beth Scow officiating.
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