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Luella Jane Krall

Luella Jane Krall of 5109 county road B, La Crosse  passed away on 4/18/17 at the Hillview Health Center  She was born in New Richmond  WI on December 29, 1931 the third  daughter of Clifford and Thelma Goodell.  The family settled in Menomonie WI where Luella (Lu) completed high school and then completed a two year program at Dunn County Normal to prepare her to teach in a county school.  She met the love of her life George  who was a student at The Stout State University in Menomonie.  and they were married on April 6, 1953.  In May of 1953 George was drafted into the Army and their first child  George was born in January of 1954.  Lu and son George went to live as a family in Aberdeen Maryland where the father George was stationed  at Aberdeen Proving Grounds. After discharge from service the family settled in the Milwaukee area where dad George began his career as an educator.  Lu and George brought into the world five more fine children.  After retirement in 1990  Lu and George moved to Gills Rock in Door County WI where they lived until they  moved to La Crosse in 2012. Luella was a loving and devoted wife and  mother.  She  is survived by  her husband of 64 years George and children George C, (Catherine), Kristine L Krall-Lowenstein (Jay) David P, (Patricia)  Joseph G, (Susan) Thomas R, (Denise)and Judith M. Jenquine (Joseph), 16 grandchildren and one great grand child,  a sister Lorraine Wilson, and several nieces and nephews. Luella and George were members of St. Patricks parish in Onalaska WI. Monsignor  Steve Kachel will celebrate her funeral mass which begins at  11 AM  Saturday  April 22 with time for visitation starting about 10 AM. Burial will be in the Gate of Heaven  Cemetery at a later date.  The family would like to thank the professionals at Gundersen Health Systems, Hillview Health Care and Monsignor Kachel for their kind  and loving attention during Lu’s stays.  In lieu of flowers please contribute to the St. Patrick’s church maintenance fund  or to Food For The Poor.

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