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Christine M. Rezin, 53, of Tomah passed away Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born Jan. 16, 1965, to Richard and Ruth (Heald) Frank in Port Washington, Wis. Chris lived in Cedarburg until 1975, when her family moved to Tomah. She attended St. Mary’s Catholic School, the Tomah Middle School and graduated from Tomah High School.

Chris married the love of her life, Jeff Rezin Aug. 13, 1983. Together they had four children, who are her life. Chris worked at C & C Liquidators, along with helping on the families cranberry marsh. She helped teach Sunday school at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church and was one of the founders of the church’s Angel Tree organization. She loved her family, baking and Christmas.

Chris is survived by her husband, Jeff; her mother, Ruth Frank; her children, Jeanette “Jenna” (Steve) Doller, Jeremy (Sarah) Rezin, Kelsey (Travis) Richer and Samantha (Eldon) Yoder; grandchildren, Dakota Myers, Richelle and Steven Doller, Isaac and Sam Grilley, Tucker Rezin, Dylan, Gavin, Ty and Evan Richer, Carter Anderson, and Jayton Rezin; sisters, Cindy (Mike Steidle) Frank and Sheri (Robert Smelcer) Marsh; father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Joy Rezin; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Dennis (Stacey) Rezin, Teresa (Mike) Simon and Jennifer (Kevin) Cook; her aunt, Mary Rezin; and her dog, Marley; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Richard; her brother-in-law, Dan Kuehl; her uncle, Bill; her good friend and “sister from another Mother,” Michelle (Simon) Lotz; grandparents, Walter and Elsie Frank, Benjamin and Evelyn Heald, Jean and John Rezin Sr. and Ruth and LeRoy Fryman.

Her family would like to thank all of the Doctors, Infusion nurses and Hospice nurses for the care given to Chris.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Tomah. Father Chuck Carter will officiate. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Tomah. Family and friends are invited for visitation from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. Family and friends are also invited for visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at the church.

In lieu of flowers or plants, memorials may be given to TACS or Tomah Hospice in Chris’ memory.

The Torkelson Funeral Home of Tomah is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences are available at

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