Jean Pretzel Moder Kiewos

Jean Pretzel Moder Kiesow. 88, passed away Aug. 11, 2012

Jean was the much loved mother of Mary Jean Lisk (Leroy), Richard Moder (Kathy) and David Moder (Michael Goode); devoted grandmother of Jillian Konson, Nicole Jean Conklin, Chaz Moder and Shane Moder, and proud great-grandmother of Emma Konson, Logan Konson and Liam Conklin.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Marie Pretzel, and husbands Richard Moder and Irven Kiesow.

Jean graduated from St. Catherine College in St. Paul and the University of Minnesota. Her real love was her family and her career as elementary school teacher. She taught in Stillwater, Roseville and St. Paul. She especially loved to dance, bicycle and camp summers with her family.

A memorial Mass is 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 at St. Charles Catholic Church, 409 N. Third St. in Bayport. Visitation is one hour prior to Mass at church. Interment is at St. Michael’s Cemetery in Bayport. Memorials to the charity of choice.