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Genevieve “Gen” Moll, 95, Poynette

Genevieve “Gen” Moll, 95, of Poynette, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Columbia Health Care Center.

She was the second daughter of Margaret and Henry Smith, born Aug. 17, 1922, in the town of Scott in Columbia County. Genevieve went to Slab School for eight years and graduated from Pardeeville High School in 1939. She did housework, child care and worked at the shoe factory in Portage until her marriage to J. Donald Moll on Jan. 29, 1943. Together they lived with his parents on the family farm in Poynette. She helped with the farm work while also working at the canning factory, Owls Nest, WIBU Radio and Research Products. Genevieve and her husband spent many days up north at the trailer, relaxing, playing cards and visiting with family and friends. Genevieve and Donald had six children.

She is survived by her children, Linda (Steve) Pulver, Mary (Stanley) Salverson, Bruce (Pi Vesper) Moll, Wayne (Marilyn) Moll and Calvin (Sue) Moll; a daughter-in-law Ginny Moll; sister, Marge Krueger; sister-in-law, Marilyn Smith; 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Donald; her son, John Moll; grandchildren, Kurt Pulver and Erin Moll Lerch; brother, Russell Smith; sister, Louise Moll; and brothers-in-law, Hermie Moll and Mike Krueger.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14 at Grasse Funeral Home, 119 Industrial Drive, Pardeeville, with the Rev. Christopher Amen presiding. Burial will follow in Pardeeville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. The family would like to share a heartfelt thank you to the staff at the Columbia Health Care Center for the exceptional care they gave Gen. Online condolences may be made at