Jeanne E Okerlund
Jeanne E. Okerlund was an American actress, writer and mother who passed away in 2004. She was the wife to Gene Okerlund, a Wrestling Interviewer. Despite her age, she managed to stay active and dedicated to her career. A long-time supporter of her husband, Jeanne donated a kidney to him when he needed one. She was also a dedicated mother and wife.
A well-loved singer, Okerlund has become a celebrity in her own right. Many people recognize her from television and on the street – she always wears a large black chef’s hat. Okerlund has many roles on her resume. While she began in the radio, she joined the American Wrestling Federation in 1974. Later, she joined World Championship Wrestling and returned to the WWE in 2001.
The couple were married in 1964 and have two children, Todd (and Jeanne) respectively. Todd, a former hockey player, played at the University of Minnesota. He was also a member of the 1988 United States Olympic team in Calgary. Later, he played for the New York Islanders in the NHL for four seasons. However, a chronic knee injury forced his early retirement. Gene Okerlund was the recipient of two kidney transplants. Okerlund’s wife donated the kidneys.
Eugene Arthur Okerlund was born in 1942 in Sisseton, South Dakota. He was a professional wrestler and broadcaster. He married Jeanne Okerlund in March 1964. The couple has two children together. One of the children is a former model, while the other is the ex-wife a professional wrestler. He is a Hall of Fame inductee. Jeanne E. Okerlund is the ideal ring partner if you are looking for the perfect ringmate.
Gene and Jeanne Okerlund had a long-time love affair. She was the wife of legendary wrestling commentator Gene Okerlund. They were married for more than 35 years and had two children. He was a well-known figure on cable television, and even played hockey for a while. He was also the host of the TV show All American Wrestling. In the early 1990s, he was also a major voice in wrestling on national television.
After the WWF, Okerlund went on to work as an interviewer for World Championship Wrestling. She claimed to be on a bad terms with Vince McMahon while working for the WWF. However, she later made her debut on WCW Saturday Night, a show she had co-hosted. If you want to learn more about Okerlund, keep reading!