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Jean M. Falkner

April 15, 1938 ~ July 9, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old


Jean M Falkner, 85, of Chippewa Falls, died peacefully at Dove Healthcare West in Eau Claire, on July 9th surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on April 15, 1938, the daughter of Carlyle and Alvina (Meuli) Allison in Chippewa Falls. Jean graduated from Chi-Hi class of “56”. She was a member of St. Charles Church.

Jean married Frank A Falkner on June 21, 1958 and they had two sons:  Michael C and David F.

Jean was a stay home mom for 11 years.  The next 25 years she worked at Mason Shoe. She was an avid golfer and a great card player.  She enjoyed both with Frank and their wonderful group of friends.

She loved to bake, cook and was happiest feeding others and sharing meals with family and friends. She will be missed by all who met her. She was a generous and loving person.

She is survived by her sons:  Michael (Roxane) of Chippewa Falls, and their 3 children:  Amanda (Aaron) Reynolds of River Falls, WI Jaime Falkner of Chippewa Falls, WI and Jacklyn (Clinton) Smith of Howard, WI David (Michelle) of Chippewa Falls, and their 2 children:  Allisyn (Joe) Downey of Chanhassen, MN and Rachel (Justin) Hedrington of Chippewa Falls, WI  13 great grandchildren, Felicity, Ayden Mae, Acasia, Edyn, Maliya,  Coltin, Jasper, Abigail, Cortland, Harrison, Evelyn, Lucas, and Raegan; one brother, Tom (Eunice) Allison of Madison, WI, sister-in-law, Elaine Norrish of Mondovi; many nieces,  nephews and friends and special nieces Kay, Patti, Charlene and Karen.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank; her parents; sisters, Lorraine Billiard and, Marjorie Gaier; nieces, Roxanne Billiard and Sandra (Billiard) Tharp; nephews, Christian Allison, and Roger Norrish.

Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 17 at St. Charles Church in Chippewa Falls. Interment will be in Hope Cemetery in Chippewa Falls.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 17 at the church.

Jean and family would like to thank everyone at Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls Marshfield Cancer Clinic, with a special thanks to Dr Naqvi and Dr Delmastro for their wonderful care and kindness.  4th floor nurses at Marshfield Hospital, Dove Healthcare - West and St Croix Hospice.  Thanks to my wonderful family for all of their care, kindness and love.  Thanks to all my friends for cards, gifts and prayers.

Most of all just being you-my friend, God Bless all.


Funeral services for Jean M. Falkner were held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 17 at St. Charles Church in Chippewa Falls.

Rev. Msgr. Michael J. Gorman was celebrant of the funeral Mass and officiated at the prayers of interment in Hope Cemetery in Chippewa Falls. Mass servers were Steve Armstrong and Peter Murphy.

Music during the Mass was provided by Abigail Lynch and the St. Charles Funeral Choir. Readings were given by Ginny Dachel and Betty Hedrington. Gift bearers were Harrison and Lucas Downey and Evelyn Hedrington.

Casket bearers were Allisyn and Joseph Downey, Jaime Falkner, Justin and Rachel Hedrington, Aleesha MacAllistar, Clinton and Jacklyn Smith.

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July 17, 2023

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Charles Church
810 Pearl Street
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

Funeral Mass
July 17, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Charles Church
810 Pearl Street
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729


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