Monday, February 1, 2016



ADDRESS: 525 S. 2nd Street, Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: pronounced at 8:11 PM Saturday, January 30 at Flambeau Hospital emergency room, Park Falls where she had been taken earlier by ambulance following a snowmobile accident

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Friday, February 5 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Phil Juza & Deacon Joseph Stefancin

VISITATION: Hemer Funeral Home, Medford from 4 PM to 7 PM on Thursday, February 4 where there will also be a 7:00 PM Catholic prayer service held that evening; also from 9:45 AM until 10:45 AM at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford on Friday, February 5

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: November 18, 1960 at Milwaukee, WI

EDUCATION: Dover Elementary School, Pennsylvania, 1979 graduate of Libertyville, IL High School, 1983 graduate of UW-La Crosse with a BS degree in elementary education, Master’s in education from Concordia University

MARRIAGE: June 26, 1988 at Park Falls, WI to Jan M. Huml and he survives

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: After her attending the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse, she taught elementary education in the Park Falls School District, in Stratford at the Stratford Catholic School, and in Milwaukee at St. Adalbert Catholic School. She moved to Medford in 1992 where she owned/operated The Rubber Room stamping business out of her home, taught jail inmates to get their GED for Taylor County, and then was the gifted & talented teacher at Medford Elementary School. At the time of her death, she was a 1st grade teacher at Stetsonville Elementary School. She was the wonderful and loving mother of three daughters and the most incredible wife. She lived every day overflowing with vitality and life and encouraged those around her to do the same. She was certainly a lover of all things fun and enjoyed outdoor activities especially ice fishing, snowmobiling, boating, snowshoeing, biking, camping and spending time at the cabin on Lake Solberg with family and friends. She also enjoyed rooting for the Green Bay Packers, Jimmy Buffet music, being a parrothead, and her husband’s cooking because she never did quite master the expertise of cooking herself.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford, where she taught CCD classes; Solberg Lake Association; Tee-Hi Ladies Golf

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Jan M. Huml of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: 3 daughters – Alexandria Huml of San Francisco, CA, Savannah Huml attending the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN & Francesca Huml attending UW-La Crosse

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 4 sisters – Wendy (Ron) Rebne of Park Falls, Kerry Karshna of Vero Beach, FL, Kate Karshna of the Twin Cities, MN, Chris Karshna of Park Falls
2 sisters-in-law: Peggy (Bob) Greenway of Hemet, CA & Jenny (Bill) Califf of River Falls, WI

SURVIVING PARENTS: Jerome “Skip” & Judi (Livermore) Karshna of Park Falls &
Mother-in-law: Sally Huml of Phillips

PALLBEARERS: Dan Hirt, Dan Nelson, Brad Albrecht, Ron Rebne, Brian Everman, Greg Meskill

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be given to the family for a future Jeanne A. Huml scholastic scholarship fund
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