Jeanne Louise Thomfohrda|
Born: Jan. 21, 1941; in Woodstock
Died: June 22, 2014; in Chisago City, MN
Jeanne Louise (Lockinger) Thomfohrda, age 73, formerly of Woodstock, died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Parmly Life Pointes Nursing Home in Chisago City, Minnesota. Jeanne was born in Woodstock on January 21, 1941 to John H. and Hazel (Bentsen) Lockinger. She married Harry Eugene Thomfohrda on October 1, 1960. Jeanne graduated from St. Mary High School in 1959. While in Woodstock she worked at the A&W Drive Inn when roller skates were used to take orders and deliver the food. She also worked at Illinois Bell as a switch board operator and in the accounting office in Arlington Heights. Shortly after marriage she moved to Wisconsin and for 20 years operated a Dairy Farm. After farming she moved with her husband to Las Vegas, she worked for Head Start as a secretary for 20 years. Jeanne loved volunteering and drove for three different agencies. During her time in Wisconsin she helped to establish a second hand store to raise money for another charity. She enjoyed Bible Study, Church services, Family and Friends get togethers, Travel, Eating Out, Tops Club, playing cards and crafts.
She is survived by a son, Carl (Lisa) Thomfohrda; a daughter, Penny (Pete) Buchholz; grandsons, Jacob Thomfohrda and Joshua Buchholz; granddaughters, Amanda Buchholz, Brittany and Sierra Thomfohrda; brothers and sisters, Tim Lockinger, Mary (Brian) Young, John Lockinger, Peter (Merry) Lockinger, Mike Lockinger, Judy Casey and Paul (Sue) Lockinger.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sons, Gregory and Kenneth Thomfohrda; a brother Charles Lockinger.
The visitation will be Friday, June 27, 2014 at St. Mary Catholic Church 312 Lincoln Ave. Woodstock starting at 10:00 am until the time of the funeral mass at 11:00 am. Burial will be in Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Woodstock .
In lieu of flowers, donations to the family to be given to the Nursing Home Jeanne resided at in appreciation for the wonderful care she received.
For information call the Schneider, Leucht, Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home at 815 338 1710 or see our website at www.slmcfh.com.
Published in the Northwest Herald on June 24, 2014