Kris Marie Zoellner

August 28, 1967 - October 03, 2021

Kris Marie Zoellner — loving wife, best friend and mother of two beautiful daughters — passed away unexpectedly at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN, on Sunday, October 3, 2021.

Kris Marie Zoellner 2Kris was the oldest daughter born to Richard and Teresa (Humfeld) Beckman on August 28, 1967, in La Crosse. She was united in marriage to Patrick Zoellner at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in La Crosse on October 5, 1991.

Kris was loving and devoted to her family in a selfless way. Kris has nothing but unconditional love for her husband and her beautiful daughters, Emily Graceann and Margaret Teresa, and her new son-in-law, Andrew, whom Kris and Patrick welcomed with open arms to their family and who are very proud to call him their son.

Kris loved to make lefsa and cookies with her daughters every year. She also enjoyed spending time in her garden and growing flowers. Kris loved spending time with her family and passing traditions down to her daughters.

Kris is survived by Patrick, her husband of 30 years; daughters, Emily Graceann Zoellner and Margaret Teresa (Andrew) Amundsen; her father, Richard Beckman; her sister, Jodi (Jerry) Weber and their daughter, Mackenzie. Many in-laws, aunts, uncles, cousins and three knuckleheads, Scout, Charlie, and Ollie, along with her granddog, Nellie.

Kris was preceded in death by her mother, Teresa Beckman; brother, Rick Beckman; sisters-in-law, Sally Murphy, and Mary Zoellner, whom we all miss very much.

A prayer service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Monday, October 11, at the Schumacher-Kish Funeral and Cremation Services, 200 West Avenue S., La Crosse, with Deacon Robert Zietlow officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon until the time of services Monday.

Kris’ family requests donations be made to Steppin’ Out in Pink Cancer Association.