LaNita Jane Schaetzka

LaNita Jane Schaetzka passed away peacefully in her home on January 5, 2022. She was born in Friendship, Wisconsin on August 14th 1959. She was 62.

She was married to Timothy A. Babcock.

LaNita was survived by her husband, stepson, wife, grandchildren, mother, mother-in-law, sister Lujean, three brothers: Terry, Tim, and Rick; and the Babcock family.

Preceded in death by her father.

LaNita had many friends and family.

A Memorial gathering will be at the Grand Marsh Community Center, starting at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 12. 2022.

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  1. Betsy Weinke (Boots) says:

    I so very miss the wonderful woman you were! You held a great place in mine and my children’s lives and always will. You were not only my “aunt” but you were also like a second mom to me. Always coming to aunt Jane and uncle Ts and getting to go to work with you at Grandma Lou’s. I’m glad I got to see you one last time. You will forever and always be in our hearts aunt Jane! I love you!

  2. Bonnie & Leo Lynch says:

    Tim, Aunt LouAnn, Terry, Tim, LuJean, Rick and families, So very sorry for your loss. I was so sad to hear that cousin Jane had passed away. I always enjoyed talking to her and loved her sense of humor. Seeing Jane would always mean getting a hug, a smile, and lots of laughter. We will miss her very much. Rest In Peace Jane.

  3. Karen Peterson says:

    I am so sorry to hear about Jane. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God give you peace and comfort in the days and weeks ahead. In God’s love Karen Bartlett,McClyman,Peterson.

  4. June Buchanan Stine says:

    To the Schaetzka family so sorry to hear about your sister. My thoughts are with you 💕

  5. Bob and Janis Cada says:

    Peace, love and comfort to all family 💔

  6. Tom McKinley says:

    Sorry for your loss. My sympathy to the family.

  7. Lloyd and Pam VanBeek says:

    To the Schaetzka family so sorry to hear about your sister. Our thoughts are with you..

  8. Chuck and Barb (Larson) Dehmlow says:

    To the Schaetzka family, we are so sorry for your loss and are sending our deepest condolences at this difficult time. Love you guys

  9. Rita Goodhue says:

    So sad to here that Jane has passed. Such a sweet person. She had a sense of humor like no one else I have ever know. Rest in Peace dear friend. My condolences to the family.

  10. Stacy Theisen says:

    So sorry for the loss of Jane, may your memories help you thru this very difficult time. As a former classmate, she always lit up a room with her smile.

  11. Dave & Sheryl Cookingham says:

    T so sorry about Jane. We were so blessed to know you guys for over 30
    years & so thankful you guys were able to come to wedding reception for Josh & Amy in New York! We were so happy to see you! Will be out in March & will see you then with all our love RIP Jane You were very loved.

  12. Jeffrey Cila says:

    My condolences Tim and for Jane’s entire family. She possessed the personality that could lighten up a room. I will miss, but forever remember, her smile… May God grant Jane peace, rest, and reveal to her all the treasures of heaven. In the name of Jesus, I pray.

  13. Ann Mulhern Waller says:

    Dear Luann,
    So sorry to her this very sad news. No one deserves to loose a child. Condolences to your whole family.
    Ann Mulhern Waller

  14. Irene Jameson says:

    LouAnn, My sincere condolences for you and your family & for those who loved her. Irene Jameson

  15. Joelle Graham says:

    So sorry to hear of LaNita’s passing. She was a very special person. I will miss her peeking in my window during tax season and if no one was there she would pop in. It would be the high point of my day, full of stories and laughter.

  16. Tom Croke says:

    I didn’t know her well, but we had many conversations about the township. A remarkably pleasant and gracious woman. Sorry to hear that she’ gone.

  17. Patricia Thome says:

    I have so many memories of Jane in school and out. It breaks my heart to have another classmate pass
    away. My heart goes out to LouAnn. Tim Terry Loujean and Ricky,. MayGod be with you at this time of sorrow.

  18. Julie and Bob Goodhue says:

    So sorry for your loss; Jane was in my graduating class-always such a sweet person.

  19. Debra Labrenz says:

    So sorry to hear about Jane, she was too young. I have wonderful memories of her in Grade School and on. Sorry we couldn’t make it today, Dave and I had our Covid Booster yesterday and are under the weather. I’ll come to see JuAnn after things settle down. Sincerely, Debbie and Dave Labrenz

  20. Beverly Warner says:

    Sorry for your lose. Jane is at peace

  21. Jodi Lecy Helgeson and Jim Grabarski says:

    I’m very sorry to hear this. Jane tolerated my piano playing when she would sing for music contests in school. She was always so light hearted about everything. Our sympathy to the family.

  22. catherine grabarski says:

    Very sorry to hear of Jane’s passing. She was a very good person and will be missed.

  23. Teresa ott says:

    So sorry for your loss!!

  24. jami l komatz says:

    My condolences to Terry, Tim, Luann Ricky and the rest of the family.

  25. Lacey theisen says:

    So sorry for your loss of aunt lue Ann family of Jane shaetzka we would always go over to aunt lu Ann’s for Christmas and to visit them she was a very nice person we will miss you very much Jane r.i.p 😍😭💔 my heart breaks for you and your family