February 21, 2023 at 3:49 p.m.
Jeanette Dorothy Barth, 91, of Melrose, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Feb. 18, 2023, at Tree of Life Assisted Living in New Munich.
A private Mass of Christian Burial will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose with the Rev. Marvin Enneking officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
Jeanette Dorothy Petermeier was born Aug. 28, 1931, the daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Petermeier. She married in 1953 and had two children, Chuck and Cindy. She later moved to the family farm to raise her children. She farmed with her brother, Steven, for many years.
Jeanette loved her time spent with her family. She adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a loving, kind-hearted and compassionate mother, grandmother and caregiver. Quilting, gardening and cooking were some of her passions.
She leaves behind her children, Chuck (Pam) Barth of Melrose and Cindy Bertram of St. Michael; grandchildren Chris, Amber, Jennifer, Tom and Nathan; great-grandchildren Jordan, Adley, Jackson, Cole, Clara, Wyatt, Ethan, Olivia and Nora; brothers Bill Petermeier and Tom Petermeier; sisters Joanne (John) Welle and Betty LaFriniere; and sister-in-law Delores Petermeier.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Elizabeth Petermeier; sisters Marie Meyer, Eunice Casey, Lucille Petermeier, Carmella Worms and Lyola Vick-Jensen; brothers Joe Petermeier, Richard Petermeier, George Petermeier, Delbert Petermeier, Steven Petermeier and Tony Petermeier.
Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral and Cremation Services of Melrose.