Jenise M. Klein

ELO – Jenise M. Klein, 54, a resident of Elo, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, April 15, 2016.

She was born on November 1, 1961, in Chicago, Illinois, a daughter to Paul and Judith (Kyllonen) Pesola, Sr. and was a 1979 graduate of the Baraga High School.

Jenise worked at the former Musicland, later known as Sam Goody, which was located in the Copper Country Mall.

On October 10, 1981, she married James Klein in Hancock.

Jenise was a loving wife and mother. She enjoyed reading, needlepoint, drawing, berry picking, photography, canoeing and camping with family. Her number one joy was babysitting for her grandchildren. Jenise will be dearly missed and her memory will live on in the hearts of those who loved and knew her.

Jenise was preceded in death by her mother, Judi; and a brother, Paul.

She is survived by her husband, Jim, of Elo; her father, Paul Pesola, Sr., a resident at the Covington Rest Home; children, Ryan Pesola of Dodgeville, Jasmyne (Tom) Bellow of Chassell and James II (Viktoria) Klein of Alberta; grandchildren, Austin, Hunter, Lilyane, Krimson and Hadley; numerous brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; a niece, Arionna; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Visiting hours with the family will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at the Jukuri-Antila Funeral Home in Hancock.

Spring burial with graveside services will be in the Elo Cemetery.

Arrangements are being handled by Antila Funeral Service, Inc.

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