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Born: Oct 03, 1947

Date of Passing: Jul 19, 2022

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Patricia "Lynn" Geniesse, age 74, of West Bend, Wisconsin, died on Tuesday morning, July 19, 2022 at the Wellington Place at Hartford Assisted Living in Hartford, Wisconsin,
She was born on October 3, 1947 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, to the late Alex and Doris (Serniuk) McInnes and lived in Canada until moving to Santa Monica, California at the age of eight. While working in her back yard, she met a handsome Marine named Frank "Jim" Geniesse who was visiting her neighbour. They were married on October 10, 1963 and raised their family where Jim was stationed at Quantico, VA, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, and then Madison, WI. After Jim's retirement in 1978, they settled in West Bend, Wisconsin.
Lynn was a homemaker and a really good mom. In 2020, she became a U.S. citizen. Lynn loved spending time with her family, and enjoyed her dogs, flowers, and painting.
Lynn is survived by her husband of over fifty-eight years - Jim Geniesse of West Bend, WI; their four children - Shelley Ann Liddicoat of West Bend, WI, James William (Cece) Geniesse of Sacramento, CA, Gregory Allen (Tracy) of Grafton, WI, and Sean Michael (Mary) Geniesse of West Bend, WI; grandchildren - Casey (Jody) Liddicoat, Tyler Liddicoat, Sarah Geniesse, Felicia (Shawn) Asberry, James William Geniesse, Jr., Matthew Geniesse, Andrew Geniesse, Alexandria "Rosie" Geniesse, Jack Geniesse, Justin Geniesse, and Ella Geniesse; great-grandchildren - Andrew, Keagan, Avery, Rachel, Clair, and Sage; brothers and sisters-in-law - Gail McInnes, Mike (Lisa) Geniesse; Mary Janice (Dave) Powers, and Patty Lynne (Steve) House; cousins Norman Malayney and Darlene Serniuk.
Lynn was preceded in death by her father Alex McInnes, her mother and stepfather Doris and Floyd Cifone, brothers Jimmy and Brian McInnes, parents-in-law - Jack and Geraldine Geniesse.
Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, July 25, 2022 at Sacred Heart Church in Munising with interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Munising, MI.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Aug 10, 2022

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