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Obituary: Jennifer Lynn Jentsch

July 20, 1983 – June 17, 2020

information provided by Smits Funeral Home

Jennifer Lynn Jentsch, age 36, late of Cedar Lake, IN, formerly of Lansing, IL, passed away peacefully with her family around her, Wednesday, June 17, 2020.

Jennifer fought courageously for 25 years to an unknown illness, always kept her faith, and was an inspiration to everyone around her. Loving daughter, survived by her mother Deborah J. Roop, nee Targos, and step-dad Raymond Roop Sr., and her father Brian (Kathy) Jentsch. Beloved granddaughter of Frank and Patricia Targos and the late Emmett and Florence Jentsch. Dearest sister of Jeremy Jentsch, Elissa Roop, Ashley Roop, Jessica Jentsch, Raymond Roop Jr., Kerry Hillis, and Karly (Philip) Frizzell, and the late Kelly Roop, and late Anthony Roop. Cherished aunt of Jax (T.T. Jenner’s Best Bud), Jessica, Luca, Austin, Amanda, Chase (Alexis), Grayson, Patrick, Matthew, Jessica, Alexis, Mason, Shaylyn, Arralyn, and the late Jacob Roop. Dear niece of Elsie (late Charles) Smith, Carol (John) Petrungaro, Kevin (Pam) Jentsch, William Targos, and the late David Roop Sr. Best friend of Jennifer (Aaron) Rosinski and Kelly (Bob) Sobucki. Survived by numerous cousins and many, many people who loved her.

Visitation Sunday, June 21, 2020, from 2:00–8:00pm. Funeral service Monday, June 22, 2020, at 10:30am at Smits Funeral Home 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane (Rt.30/Pleasant Springs Ln.) Dyer, IN, with Rev. Dan Dierks officiating. Interment Historic Maplewood Cemetery – Crown Point, IN.
Memorial contributions to, in Memory of Jennifer, greatly appreciated.

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