Jean Deich-Paul, 61, Fox Lake/Fall River

August 18, 2018

Jean M. Deich-Paul, 61, Fox Lake/Fall River, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison with her family by her side.

She was born Oct. 22, 1956, in Columbus, the daughter of William and Marion (Schultz) Gilbertson. Jean married Paul Deich on June 22, 1974. He preceded her in death in 2011. She later married Michael Paul on Dec. 9, 2017. Jean farmed in Fall River for many years. She also worked at Ray-O-Vac in Portage and most recently she worked at the Dodge Correctional Institution in Waupun for 15 years. Jean enjoyed traveling, especially trips to Mexico. She also enjoyed watching WWE Wrestling, but most of all loved spending time with her family and friends.

Jean is survived by her husband, Mike Paul; her children, Michael (Danielle) Deich and Michelle (Anthony) Prado; stepson, Cody Paul; granddaughter, Addison Deich; siblings, Judy (Raymond) Schallert, Richard (Sue) Gilbertson, Donald Gilbertson, David (Laurie Schroeder) Gilbertson, Darvin Gilbertson, Ole Gilbertson and Brenda (Michael) Cullinan.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Paul; and her sister, Bonnie Gilbertson.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 11 a.m. at Spring Prairie Lutheran Church, N509 County Road C, DeForest, with the Rev. Loren Schumacher presiding with burial following in the Spring Prairie Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21, at Grasse Funeral Home, 401 Angel Way, Rio, and from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Wednesday at the church.

Memorials may be made to Spring Prairie Lutheran Church.

The family thanks their family and friends for all the support.

Online condolences may be made at www.grassefs.com. Grasse Funeral Service in Rio is serving the family.

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