Jennifer Lynn Molenda, age 36, of Twin Lakes, WI., died Wednesday, September 24, 2008 in Twin Lakes, WI.
She was born November 26, 1971 to Stanley and Donna (Iversen) Johansen.
Formerly of Richmond, and Lake In The Hills, Jennifer had been a resident of Twin Lakes for the past four months. Jennifer was employed as a dispatcher for Idealease of North Barrington. She was a member of the Algonquin/Lake In The Hills American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1231. She was an avid photographer and was described by her children as a go getter, a trusted friend, she was good hearted and a mother to all of their friends.
Survivors include her two children, Thomas Molenda of Twin Lakes, WI., Annastacia Molenda of Richmond; her mother, Donna Johansen of Richmond,; her father, Stanley (Pamela) Johansen of Island Lake; four brothers, Carl (Sheryl) Johansen of Huntley, Patrick (Tammi) Johansen of McHenry, Gerald Johansen of Chicago, Daniel (Kari) Barnes of Watertown, WI.; and a sister Christine Merritt of Round Lake Beach; and her extended family of Aunts, Uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by a brother Jeffrey Johansen in infancy (1964); her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Inversen; and paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Brown.
Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 28, 2008, at Justen Funeral Home and Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050.
The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, September 29, at the funeral home.
Inurnment will be in Crystal Lake Memorial Park Cemetery, Crystal Lake.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, the family suggests memorials to the Molenda Children’s Education Fund, c/o the 1st National Bank of Richmond, 9705 Prairie Ridge, Richmond, IL 60071.
For information call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.justenfh.com.