LuAnn Mary Ammann, 85, of Arcadia, died on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at Mayo Clinic Health
System in La Crosse.
LuAnn was born in Cream, WI on August 20, 1937, to Louis and Arlene (Jahn) Schmidtknecht. She was
united in marriage to Devon Ammann on January 16, 1960, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Fountain
City. Together the couple raised three children and enjoyed going to flea markets and rummage sales.
LuAnn loved to sew, quilt, and work on craft projects. In her younger years, LuAnn cleaned at Ashley
Furniture and Maloney’s Baloney. She also worked briefly at the Tally-Ho Restaurant where she served,
cooked, and cleaned. When her children were grown, LuAnn had her own in-home daycare, and cared
for “her kids” as if they were her own. In her spare time, LuAnn enjoyed baking for her family and
having everyone together for events and holidays.
LuAnn is survived by her children: Nancy (Lyn Stellpflug) Theisen of Arcadia and their children: Tracy
(Daniel) Johnson and Nathan Stellpflug; Paul (Martha) of Pardeeville and their children: Bailey and
Matthew Ammann, Jordan and Jared Bauer, and Brandon Simons; and Daniel (Terri) of Arcadia and their
children: Sara (Dalton) Yohnk and Megan (Brian) Mecey; two great-grandchildren: Preston and Peyton
Yohnk; brother David (Joy) Schmidtknecht of Buffalo City; sister-in-law: Mary Jane Snow of La Crosse;
and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Devon in 2018; twin children: Sandy and Scott;
brothers: Allan (Marie) Schmidtknecht and Jerry Schmidtknecht; sister: Judy (Ed) Franzwa; and many in-
Family and friends are welcome for visitation from 2 PM to 6 PM on Friday, December 9, 2022 at the
Wozney-Killian Funeral Home where there will be a prayer service beginning at 5:30 PM. To express
condolences to her family online please visit

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