Thursday, April 18, 2019


January 16, 1965—September 10, 2018

   TOMAH - Christine M. Rezin, age 53, of Tomah, Wisconsin, passed away September 10, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family.

   She was born January 16, 1965, to Richard and Ruth (Heald) Frank in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Chris lived in Cedarburg until 1975 when her family moved to Tomah, WI. 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 on August 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 Saturday, September 15, 2018, 11:00 a.m., at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Tomah. Father Chuck Carter will officiate. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Tomah, Wisconsin.

   Family and friends are invited for visitation Friday, September 14, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. Family and friends are also invited for visitation Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service 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

Torkelson Funeral Home

Evans Print & Media Group

1302 River Rd.
P.O. Box 252

Sparta, WI 54656-0252

Office Number: (608) 269-3186
Fax Number: (608) 269-6876


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