Jennie M. Capponi, 70, of Kenosha, WI, passed away on Monday, October 25, 2021, at Kenosha Memorial Hospital.
Born in Kenosha, WI, on May 25, 1951, she was the daughter of the late Mario T. Capponi and Amelia (Turco) Capponi. In 1969 Jennie graduated from St. Joseph High School in Kenosha and went onto the University of Wisconsin Whitewater where she earned her degree in teaching. She taught elementary school locally at St. Peter’s, St. Edward’s and most notably Holy Rosary school.
Jennie was known for her love of gardening and crafting. She loved participating in book club and lunching with her group of girlfriends, whom she considered her extended family. If she wasn’t doing that, she was planning her next trip as she adored traveling. Most of all Jennie (fondly known as Day) loved spending time with her children and grandchildren who will miss her dearly.
Survivors include her children; Angelina (Keith) Wappel, Melissa Fox, and Eugene (Sebrina) Fox; grandchildren; Anthony (Alondra) Voss, Alexis Voss, Declan Wappel, Hunter Binninger, Austin and Owen Mack and great-grandson Aurelius Voss.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her granddaughters Zoe, Amelia, and Gabriella Fox.
Memorial visitation will take place on Saturday, November 13, 2021, at Proko Funeral Home from 10:00am until the time of service at 12:00. Interment will be held privately.