Jennifer “Jen” Dresselhaus, 50, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, at her home with her family by her side.

Jen was born June 2, 1967, in Winona, Minn., to Lester and Margaret (Drazkowski) Johnson, growing up in Kellogg. Jen and Russell Dresselhaus were married Sept. 8, 2001. They lived in Buffalo City, Big Lake, and Plymouth, Wis., as well as Winona and Lewiston, Minn. Russ and Jen returned to the area four years ago. They spent their summers at Bass Camp.

Jen was a strong-willed, stubborn and fun woman. She always saw the bright side in everything. She enjoyed fishing, camping and spending time with her family. She was a wonderful daughter, wife, mother and grandmother. She worked at Winona Health Urgent Care as a radiology technician.

Jen is survived by her husband, Russell Dresselhaus; children, Brittany (Jay Davis) Johnson of Buffalo City and April (Ryan Bohn) Johnson of Galesville; grandchildren, Natalie, Abigail, Alexis, Adrian and Izabella; siblings, Ronnie, Dennis, Mitch (Carol) Johnson, and Patricia (Dennis) Benson. She was preceded in death by her dad, Lester.

Services to remember Jen will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at Hoff Celebration of Life Center in Goodview, with the Rev. Kevin Hutter officiating. Friends may gather by 1 p.m. before the services at the center. A celebration of Jen’s life will follow the services at The Cove in Buffalo City. Please share a memory of Jen and view her tribute when it becomes available at

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