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Condolences for Vanessa Fleischmann

Dear Alan and Family, We want to send our condolences to you. Getting to know Vanessa and the family was a gift. Vanessa will be greatly missed. Her and My mom connected real good. They both will be missed deeply. Remember all the good times you all had with her.
From The Yohe Family

Alan, I want to express appreciation for the difficult times you and Vanessa weathered together, and my wishes that the Celebration you held will help ease your journey to the next phase of your life.
From Ron Malzer

Dear Alan, It has been a privilege and honor to have met Vanessa. We have not known her for too long but we have been delighted to talk to her each time our paths met and we have fond memories of her. May God welcome her in Heaven where she belongs. Receive our deepest and most sincere condolences. We will see you soon hopefully.
From Benjamin and Angeline Nesseim

Alan, I heard from Marc Tumerman about Vanessa and wanted to thank you and her and your family for the inspiration, creativity and love that you have given your colleagues at the Dallas meeting over the years but far beyond that. I have the stories of your involvement in community in my repertoire of great examples of neighborliness, doctoring, and service. The play that your family performed for us in Dallas a few years back was an example of your collective thinking of others amidst your own difficulties - we learned from Vanessa and you - more than you might imagine.
From John J. Frey

So sorry to hear about Nessa. She had such a great personality and was a bright light to be around. I am sure you will get a notice but a donation has been given to the MS society in Nessa's name. She will be missed by everyone that got to know her.
From Rachelle Thicke and La Crosse MS Committee

Alan and family, we all thought of you at the 40-year Glenstal class of 1970 reunion last night. Una and I send our most sincere condolences on the loss of your beloved Nessa.
From Eamonn and Una Quigley, Kinsale, Ireland

Dear Alan and family, Rest assured that Nessa's life has touched many others in so many ways. By sharing the stories of her grace, bravery, optimism, and orientation to family her life has been a light for me and will remain so. Thinking of you often during this time. Warmly, Greg
From Greg Kutcher

Dear Alan, What a shock to hear of Nessa's sad passing. Nessa was a truly beautiful and elegant lady in every way. I always remember the first time I met her, early on in your relationship, and was struck by her warmth and caring which continued throughout her life. I also remember the joy and love that was evident on the arrival of Diana and James and how this grew and permeated throughout all your lives. I regret that we have not met in recent times but you have all been in our thoughts and I pray that the many happy memories you will most definitely have will sustain you at this sad time. Our sincerest condolences to you Alan, Diana and James.
From John and Marie Donegan and family

Dr. Fleischmann & Family. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Please know that Vanessa will always be with you in your heart as you continue on this journey. Please remember you are never alone on this journey. There are people that care.
From Maureen Thompson

Dear Dr. Fleischmann, Very sorry to hear of your loss. My heartfelt condolences to you and your family, Susmita.
From Susmita Chiplunker.

Dear Alan and Family, You are in our thoughts and prayers; we will be thinking of you as you celebrate Nessa's life on Friday and throughout the coming days. John and Deb
From John and Deb Wilkinson

Dear Dr. Fleischmann and Family: I am so sorry to hear of the death of Vanessa. May she rest in the peace of Christ, and may God console you all during this difficult time. it was evident to me how special she was to all of you. May the memories you have of her sustain you and keep you close to each other and to God. Please know of my prayers fo ryou and your family.
From Father Todd Mlsna

Alan, it's so hard to believe that your Soul Mate has gone. We haven't seen each other for so many years but I feel your loss with my heart. You were both so lucky to have had each other in your lives on this journey called life. I will be thinking of you, James and Diana today, tomorrow and in the days to come. I know that you have the strength to continue your journey until you meet your beloved Nessa again. Much love to you and your family, I will be in touch soon. xxx
From Margaret Jarrett

Dear Dr. Fleischmann We send our deepest sympathy to you and your family on this very sad occasion. "Chodladh Sabh Vanessa agus an chuid eile i lámha na ár Tiarna."
From Olivia Ducker & Liz Campbell The Bantry Grapevine


Dear Dr.Fleischman, We are so sorry to hear of your loss.You are in our prayers and thoughts. Sincerely, Venk and Boondi Iyer
From Venk and Boondi Iyer

Dr. Fleischmann and Family I would like to extend my heartfelt condolences and prayers to you and your children. You are all in my prayers. Nessa will be greatly missed by all that knew her and loved her. Laurie A. Haas
From Laurie A. Haas/Eye Dept FSH

Nessa was a light of warm elegance that graced our mutual friendship over the past years. Dinners and casual times together; sharing stories of our children and travels together; laughing and musing over the wonders of our human experiences--these are things that are embedded in our mutual stories in life and will be with us forever. What a joy and precious gift this has been---Thank you Nessa, Thank you Alan---we all continue on our journey...Glenn and Celeste
From Glenn and Celeste Forbes

Alan, Diana and James, I am saddened about the news of Vanessa's passing. I want you to know she was THE classiest lady I have ever met. It also seemed no matter what her circumstances were at the time, she always had such a poise about her, and was always so pleasant and cheerful. I am better off to have known her the short time that I did. May God be your comforter at this time.
From Wendi Ruoff

Dr. Fleischman. We were deeply saddened to hear of the death of Vanessa. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
From Dennis & Alice Miller

Diana and family-I am so sorry to hear this sad news. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this extreme difficult time. Please let me know if I can do anything for you. Rita/Prairie Home
From Rita-Co-worker of Diana's

The love of your family for Vanessa was so touching and the care you gave her was so loving and caring. It was a privilege to witness this love and devotion to one very special lady! You are all in my prayers and in my thoughts as you celebrate the memories of your very special life together with Vanessa. Love, Mickey
From Mickey Budde-Jamgula, RN ICU

My heart goes out to your family at this sorrowful time. I remember Vanessa for her love of flowers and her dedication to Caledonia Green and her drive to share herself with all of us (Caledonia).May God bless your family. Sincerely Your, Janene Hosch
From Janene Hosch

You have my sincere sympathy at this very sorrowful time. I remember Vanessa for her love of flowers and her dedication to Caledonia Green and to all of us(Caledonia). She was a friend to all. God bless you. Sincerely Yours, Janene
From Janene Hosch

Dr. Fleischmann & family, I was saddened to read Dr. Johnson's letter to our FSH family on the passing of Vanessa. She will be missed by many. Heaven now has a new Angel to watch over everyone she loved and cared. May you feel Vanessa's Angel hugs and kisses whenever you need it. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely, Stacey Stockwell
From Stacey Stockwell

My prayers and thoughts are with you and your children Dr.Fleischman. Your enduring love and commitment as a family was a true treasure to see during Vanessa's illness. She knew she was loved and very well cared for, and she glowed that love and care daily. Continue that warmth of love and know that is her getting all of her loved ones here on earth through the grief and "living" process. God Bless all of Vanessa's loved ones, and the 4 legged companions too.
From Christina Sonsalla (FSH FAMILY)

Dr. Fleischmann and Family, my heartfelt thoughts and prayers to all of you! I know that tears will be shed and sorrow may engulf your spirit at this time. But know, the love that you shared among your family will never be lost, the tears can be replaced with smiles and cheer once again, and that memories of Vanessa will always be cemented in your hearts and minds forever. May God give you the peace in mind knowing that she'll be with you always, and that nothing can ever take away what is yours. Our love to you and your family.
From Rick Thiesse and family

I am sorry that I cannot make the celebration of life for Vanessa, on Friday. It is a fitting celebration for a person that had so much to give. I will remember Vanessa for her smile, and her gift to make everyone around her feel comfortable. The area has lost a warm and caring soul. My heart also goes out to her family, especially to Doc.
From Mark Coffield & Family

Dr. Fleischmann and Family, My deepest sympathies for your loss. From the beautiful letter that Dr. Johnson shared with our family at FSH, I felt a small piece of the true love and admiration you and your family must feel for her spirit. I'm confident that you will continue to celebrate and honor her life in the amazing work you do with patients and family. Thank you for letting me give condolences during this very intimate and difficult time. Erica Worrell
From Erica Worrell

Dear Alan, James and Diana, Please be assured of my sympathy, thoughts and prayers. Your wife and mother was surely a beautiful and lovely woman who exemplified goodness and love. I will always remember her smile and the sparkle in her eye. Below is a prayer of Bede Jarrett, OP that through the years I have found comforting. Gentle peace and care, "Sis" Paraphrase of a Prayer of Father Bede Jarrett,OP We give them back to you, dear Lord, who gave them to us; Yet as you do not lose them in giving, so we have not lost them by their return. Not as the world gives, give you, O Lover of Souls. What you gave, you take not away, For what is yours is ours also if we are yours. And Life is eternal and Love is immortal, and death is only an horizon, and an horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight. Lift us up, strong Son of God, that we may see further; Cleanse our eyes that we may see more clearly; Draw us closer to thyself so that we may know ourselves to be nearer to our loved ones who are with you. And while you prepare a place for us, prepare us also for that happy place, that where thou art we may be also for evermore.
From Sr. Elizabeth Amman, OP a.k.a. "Sis"

I am sorry to hear of the loss of your lovely wife. May you find comfort in shared family memories and may your faith help you and your family through this difficult time.
From Marilyn Motszko

Dear Alan and family I am so very sorry for your loss. Please accept my condolences and know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.
From Belinda McCormick

Dr. Fleischmann and Family. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Most Sincerely, Angie Racich
From Angie Racich/FSH/Onalaska

My sincere condolence's to the family of Vanessa Fleischmann, loving and humble life partner of Dr. Alan Fleischmann and wise and patient mother of beloved children Diana and James Fleischmann. Another Angel to watch over us has learned how to fly.
From Allison Conrad-HR -FSH

Dr. Fleischmann and family I wish you well as you celebrate the life of your wife and mother. I have the utmost respect for you Dr. Fleischmann as your passion and love for your work and your family is always present. May God Bless you now and in the future as you celebrate Nessa's life. Sincerely, Carrie Sanvick
From Carrie Sanvick

Alan, We were deeply saddened to receive the news of Nessa's passing. You and your family are in our prayers. May your cherished thoughts of the precious lifetime you shared together bring you comfort for years to come, Heartfelt condolences, Rick and Maria Caselli
From Dr. and Mrs. Richard Caselli

Dr. Fleischmann and family, I work at Franciscan Skemp Healthcare and just read about the passing of your wife and mother. I just wanted to express to you my heartfelt condolences and pray for you all at this time. My you treasure your many wonderful memories of your life together and share those with your family and friends. Dr. Fleischmann - you are a wonderful example of living your values every day and I am sure your wife lived her life in the same way. May God bless all of you each and every day. Sarah Kopski HR Administrative Assistant
From Sarah Kopski

Alan, Neissa and I are praying for you and your family during this difficult time. We have always appreciated your love and devotion to Nessa and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We know that she is in a better place.
From Sean and Neissa

I was so saddened to hear of your loss, though I didn't know her personally, she sounds like she was an exceptional person and you two shared a wonderful life together. I pray that these memories will help you and your family get you through these sad times. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely Rosemary Johnson Switchboard
From Rosemary Johnson

I work in the switchboard at Franciscan Skemp and I send my deepest condolences to the family. A loss is something that hurts us all, but remembering her life, and celebrating that everyday is what she would want. I will pray for your family in your time of remembering, healing and loving.
From Laura Stasewich

Alan and family: I offer my sympathy and prayers as you commend Nessa to her Creator and Loving God. She remains ever with you in spirit and love. Nessa was such a joyful woman. Her being exuded her love of life, family and friends. Since I am away from La Crosse at this time, I am unable to share with you the remembrance ceremony and reception. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Blessings and peace, Marlene Weisenbeck, FSPA
From Marlene Weisenbeck FSPA

Dr. Fleischman and family ---my thoughts and prayers are with you as you adjust to this transition in your lives and the life of Nessa.
From Sister Julie Tydrich