Jess Schlinsky, age 32 of River Falls, WI died Friday, March 6, 2020 at Regions Hospital in Saint Paul, MN. She was born on December 2, 1987 in Middletown, Ohio. Jess worked in the bookkeeping department at the River Falls State Bank. She loved painting especially with watercolors and acrylics. Jess married Mike Schlinsky on June 14, 2014 in River Falls, WI. She loved the arts, taking pictures, painting, and flowers. She made displays for the River Falls bank and created many commissions for people in River Falls. Jess was an artist with a beautiful heart, vibrant and full of life. She was compassionate, kind, and sweet with a heart of gold. She is preceded in death by grandparents, Thomas (Joan) Ray. Jess is survived by her husband, Mike; dogs, Lily and Moe; parents, Mark (Renee) Watrud; siblings, Andy (Sam Carter) Schweiss, Abbi (Týr) Oden-Schweiss; nephew, Hayden Schweiss; nieces; Hunter and Iliana Schweiss; aunts and uncles, Tom (Cindy) Etter, Mike (Kathy) Schweiss; cousin, Nicole Engman; sister-in-law, Maria Gerlach; and many relatives and friends. In honor of Jess’ vibrant life please do not wear black or formal attire. A Celebration of Life was held Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 12:00-3:00pm at Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services (805 E Division Street) River Falls. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.