Mavis Darlene Jennings

March 13, 2020


Mavis Darlene Jennings, 82, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2020 at Chippewa Manor under the care of St. Joseph’s Hospice. She was born on July 15, 1937, the daughter of Kenneth and Marie Rinsem. Mavis married Howard Jennings on May 24, 1958. Together they raised 5 children: Kenneth (Cindy), David (Daisy), Keith (Sue Sherman), Sharon (Dennis) Iverson, Robert (Jeff) Lorenz). She was blessed with 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandson; brother-in-law, Gary (Pat) Jennings; and many nieces and nephews. Mavis is also survived by her special friend, Yvonne (Fred) Benson and their 5 children. Mavis worked for 57 years as a CNA. In her later career, she was employed at Dunn County Healthcare Center. Sher retired from the Colfax Area Nursing Home at the age of 74. Through her years, she cared for many and loved everyone. Her reach was far bigger than any star and she wanted no attention for all the work she did as God’s Messenger. Her impact was endless. She loved spending time with her family and friends of many. Mavis was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years; parents; 2 brothers-in-law; 1 sister-in-law; 1 granddaughter; one great-grandson; and one great-granddaughter. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Evergreen Cemetery in Colfax with Pastor Leslie Walck officiating.

Service Information


Evergreen Cemetery
603 County Road M.
Colfax WI

Graveside Service

Saturday, March 21 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Evergreen Cemetery
603 County Road M.
Colfax WI

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