Jeanne Marie Welter (Groppoli) died unexpectedly in her home March 17, 2023. She was 66.
Jeanne aka “Nana” as her daughters and grandkids affectionately referred to her, was born March 2, 1957, in St. Paul, Minn.
She met the love of her life, Steven Carl Welter, when she was just 13 years old. They married young, their life took off quickly and never slowed. All she ever wanted in life from the time she was young, was to be a wife, mother and grandmother and she did it all beautifully. Together, they raised their four daughters, Jacqueline, Sara, Suzanne and Amelia.
Jeanne was treasured by her siblings, friends and family for her kindness, gentleness and fun loving nature, her sense of humor was immaculate and infectious, and her generous heart impacted many lives.
She was preceded in death by her mother Gertrude Groppoli (Coates), father Joseph Groppoli, step-mother Carol Groppoli (Jessen), husband Steven Carl Welter, brother Daniel Groppoli, granddaughter Evvy Havah Bocklund.
Jeanne will remain in the hearts of her daughters, Jacqueline Francis Welter, Sara Jeanne Bocklund (Matthew) Suzanne Elizabeth Hamburge (Anthony) and Amelia Jo Gottschalk (Jake); grandchildren, Caitlyn, Mattison, Sophia, Isaiah, Padraig, Avarie, Peyton, Olivia, Grace, Jack, Jonathan, Lucy, Harper; her siblings, Joe (Linda), LeeAnn, Mary (Paul), Trudy, Luca and her many nieces and nephews and friends.
Funeral services were March 28. Interment Union Cemetery, Maplewood, Minn.
Arrangements are in the care of Wulff Woodbury Funeral Home, Woodbury, Minn.
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