Jeanne A. Kohn, 77, of Bettendorf, passed away Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City. A Mass of Christian Burial was held 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Bettendorf. Visitation was held two hours prior to the service, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 2, also at the church. Memorials may be directed to St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Burial took place at St. Francis Cemetery in Dyersville. Online condolences may be expressed at www.weertsfh.com
Jeanne was born Oct. 16, 1943, to Raymond and Jeanette (Ziegler) Manthey in Dubuque. She graduated from Xavier High School in Dyersville, where she was raised. She worked a few jobs off and on in Dyersville, at Sears, taught crochet, and was an aide at Beckman Catholic High School. On July 14, 1962, Jeanne was united in marriage to Wilbur Kohn in Dyersville. In 2005, Jeanne and Wilbur relocated to Bettendorf to be closer to family. She became very active at St. John Vianney’s Catholic Church, where she started the prayer shawl group and took part in adult learning. In her free time, Jeanne enjoyed crocheting, knitting, and reading.
Jeanne is survived by her children: Richard (Patricia) Kohn, Patrick Kohn, and Chris (Meghan) Kohn; a brother, Ronald (Karen) Manthey and a grandchild, Abigail Kohn. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wilbur and her grandson, Will Kohn.