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Yolande J. Jenny

Yolande J. Jenny

Yolande J Jenny, 80, of Duluth, passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 14, 2018.

Yolande was born in Zurich, Switzerland on August 9, 1937. Yolande came to the United States in 1958. Yolande went on to receive a Bachelor's Degree from Meredith College, 1960. Master of Arts Degree from Duke University,1962 & Doctor of Philosophy from Duke University, 1967.

Daughter of Jean and Emma Emilie (Zimmermann) Jenny. Yolande married Jean-Raymond Audet and had a son, Jean-Pierre Audet.

Yolande worked as a teacher at Cathedral High School, Superior, Wisconsin, 1963-1964. Professor - French University Minnesota, Duluth, 1965-1967. Professor English and German Collge de Bex, Switzerland, 1968. Professor - French University Minnesota, Duluth, 1969-2011. She was Co-founder Women's Defense Fund, Member American Association Teachers of French, Minnesota Council on Teaching of Foreign Languages, Alpha Mu Gamma.

Yolande is survived by her son, Pierre (Sandi) Audet of Eagan, MN.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Animal Allies of Duluth, where she volunteered for many years. 4006 Airport Rd, Duluth, MN 55811

Per Yolande's wishes, there will be no formal ceremony or service.