Genevieve “Genna” Claire Dufour, 28, Montello

Genevieve “Genna” Claire Dufour, 28, of Montello, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017.

Genna was born May 18, 1989, at Berlin Memorial Hospital, Green Lake County, to Richard and Shelley (Freitag) Dufour. She was a member of the Montello High School Class of 2007, and lifelong member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Montello. Genna was currently living at the Ross Adult Family Home in Fall River, and attended Green Valley Enterprises for individuals with disabilities. She lived her life bravely with a physical disability since birth.

Genna is survived by her parents, Richard and Shelley of Montello; maternal grandmother, Geraldine Freitag of Montello; as well as aunts and uncles, Scott (Cher) Freitag, Sally Freitag, Stacy Freitag, Shawn (special friend, Amy) Freitag, D. Robert (Mary) Dufour, and Christine (James) Jensen. She is also survived by many cousins and friends.

Genevieve was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Donald S. Freitag; paternal grandparents, Robert and Claire Dufour; as well as maternal great-grandmother, Genevieve (Rygiewicz) Kusick Fuhrmann; and maternal great-grandparents, Paul and Dorothy Freitag.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Genevieve Dufour will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 9, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Montello. Visitation will be from 2 to 4:30 p.m., at which time a prayer service will begin, Sunday, Oct. 8, at Crawford Funeral Home in Montello. Visitation will be held again from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Monday at the church. The Rev. James McNamee will preside and burial will follow at Montello City Cemetery.

Crawford Funeral and Cremation Service of Montello and Oxford ( is honored to be serving the family.