Cover photo for Jeanette A Krebs's Obituary
Jeanette A Krebs Profile Photo
1930 Jeanette 2023

Jeanette A Krebs

December 1, 1930 — November 26, 2023

Spencer

Jeanette Ann Krebs, 92, of Spencer, IA, formally of Laurens, passed away November 26, 2023 at Longhouse Care Center. 

Jeanette was the daughter of Frank C. and Theresa K. (Determan) Wolterman; born December 1, 1930, in a country home near Maple River, IA.  She was the fifth child of eleven.  At a young age the family moved to the Ed Mohr farm south of Fonda where her first years of education were in a country school and then Our Lady of Good Counsel school in Fonda, graduating in 1949.  After graduation she began employment at the First National Bank in Fonda. 

On September 11, 1950, she married John (Jack) Bernard Krebs at Our Lady of Good Counsel church with the Rev. J.J. Howley officiating.  Jack passed away April 26, 1999.  Three children blessed this family; twin daughters, Kathryn Ann and Carolyn Jean, and one son, Alan Francis.

Jeanette’s years were filled with family life, employment at the bank, and assisting her husband, Jack, in the tavern/restaurant, Jack’s Tavern, for nine years in Varina.

In 1968 the family moved to Marathon for Jack’s employment with the Farmer’s Cooperative Association and Jeanette began her employment with the Laurens House of Print for 30 years; retiring in 1999.

In 1978 they moved to Laurens where she continued to live until June, 2022.

During Jeanette and Jack’s 49 years of marriage they enjoyed dancing, fishing, golfing, gardening, playing pinochle and many family gatherings.  Jeanette felt blessed to share many years with her family and friends.

Jeanette is survived by her children:  Kay (Neil) Bailey, Elizabeth, IL; Carol (Dave) Anderson, Milford, IA; and Alan (Kim) Krebs, Inver Grove Heights, MN; grandchildren: Jeff (Jill) Bailey, Chris (Jackie) Bailey, Mike (Christina) Anderson, Mark (Jess) Anderson and Greg (Amanda) Anderson; great grandchildren: Grace, Ruby and Violet Bailey, Charlize and Evelyn Bailey, Braden and Isabelle Anderson and Dylan DeMoss, Owen and Eden Anderson, Olivia and Everly Anderson. Great great grandchild:  Jaxon DeMoss.

Sisters: Maribeth (Lyle) U’Ren, Reno, NV and Joleen (Dave) U’Ren, Rushford, MN; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack; parents, Frank C. and Theresa K. Wolterman; sisters: Clarice Murphy, Rosemary Kappenman, Marilyn Wendinger, Shirley Fitzgerald, Muriel Kammermeyer; brothers: Gerald Wolterman, Duane Wolterman and Stanley Wolterman; brother-in-law’s Jim Murphy, James Kappenman, Clarence Wendinger, Jack Fitzgerald, John Kammermeyer and sister-in-law’s Marie Wolterman and Lorraine Wolterman.

Burial will be in St. Andrews Cemetery, Fairfax MN.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Jeanette A Krebs, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, December 3, 2023

3:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Warner Funeral Home-Spencer

225 W 3rd St, Spencer, IA 51301

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Rosary

Sunday, December 3, 2023

4:00 - 4:30 pm (Central time)

Warner Funeral Home-Spencer

225 W 3rd St, Spencer, IA 51301

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Prayer Service

Sunday, December 3, 2023

4:30 - 5:30 pm (Central time)

Warner Funeral Home-Spencer

225 W 3rd St, Spencer, IA 51301

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Burial

St Andrew's Catholic Cemetery

557-567 Park St. N., Fairfax, MN 55332

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 2030

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree