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Jeanne Marie (Scheel) Tovsen

November 12, 1955 ~ December 23, 2023 (age 68) 68 Years Old
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Jeanne Tovsen Obituary

Jeanne Marie “Toots” Tovsen, age 68, passed away at the Willow Ridge Healthcare Center in Amery, Wisconsin, on December 23, 2023.

Jeanne was born to Eugene and Cecilia Scheel on November 12, 1955, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Toots loved to craft and make things. She was a profound knitter and crocheter. She enjoyed painting ceramics as well. Everything she made, she gave away to those who would love them. Toots loved animals, especially her companion and best friend Zeus. She was a very patriotic woman, she was the President of the Women’s Auxiliary for the Krauss-Hartig VFW. She was incredibly proud of her son, James, and his outstanding career as a Marine. Her granddaughter, Amelya, meant the world to her. Jeanne had a big heart and much love to give, she will be dearly missed by many.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Eugene and Cecilia Scheel, and brothers, Roger and Ronald Scheel.

Jeanne is survived by her son, James Tovsen, granddaughter, Amelya Tovsen, ‘best friend’, Zeus, and siblings, Douglas (Sherry) Scheel, Jeff (Marianne) Scheel, Greg Scheel, Donny Scheel, and Tim (Shawn) Scheel, as well as her family at the Willow Ridge Healthcare Center and MANY nieces, nephews, and other loving family and friends who loved her deeply.

Jeanne Marie Tovsen "Toots" Celebration of Life

January 27th, 2024, 1:00pm

Kraus-Hartig VFW

8100 Pleasant View Dr. NE, Spring Lake Park, MN 55432

Jeanne was a past Auxiliary President. The VFW Auxiliary will perform their ritual between 1:00-1:30, with lunch to follow.

The Kolstad Family Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.

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Celebration of Life
January 27, 2024

1:00 PM
Kraus-Hartig VFW
8100 Pleasant View Dr. NE
Spring Lake Park, MN 55432


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