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Dorothy Ann Jens

February 4, 1960 May 12, 2021
Dorothy  Ann  Jens
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Obituary for Dorothy Ann Jens

Dorothy Ann Jens, 61, of Keensburg, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at home, surrounded by the love of her family. She was born on February 4, 1960, in Webster County, Missouri, the daughter of William F. and Nola M. (Collins) Weber.  She married Bob Jens on June 3, 1976 and he survives.   Dorothy loved her work in health care.  She worked as a geriatric nurse and also as an EMT.  In her spare time, she enjoyed baking goodies for her family and friends.  Dorothy loved her family dearly and her grandchildren held a special place in her heart.  She will be missed by all who knew her.   Dorothy leaves behind her husband; daughters, Trisha Skidmore and husband, Mark, Michelle Vessels and husband, Steve, Brandi Jolley and husband, Dakotah; grandchildren, Cameron Vessels, Madisyn Walker, Lauryn Skidmore, Tyler Robinson, Sierra Deal, Ellie Reese, Ryan Wood, Jordan Jolley; great-grandchildren Felicity Stevenson and Odin Vessels; eleven siblings; many nieces and nephews. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; grandsons, Austin Walker and Chase Deal. Funeral Services will be 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 18, 2021, in the Chapel of Keepes Funeral Home with Pastor Allan Wright officiating.   Burial will follow at Bethel Cemetery. Family and friends may gather for a Visitation from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 18, 2021 in the Chapel of Keepes Funeral Home.   Social distancing, wearing of face coverings and use of hand sanitizer is recommended.   Memorial contributions may be made in Dorothy’s memory to Wabash Rally Against Cancer, (WRAC) and will be accepted at the Visitation or may be mailed in care of Keepes Funeral Home, 1500 North Cherry St., Mt. Carmel, IL  62863. Keepes Funeral Home is serving the family with the arrangements.  To view Dorothy’s tribute wall, leave condolences and purchase flowers for the Jens family, please visit www.KeepesFuneralHome.com.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

18

May

11:00 AM 5/18/2021 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 5/18/2021 12:00:00 PM
Keepes Funeral Home

1500 N. Cherry
Mount Carmel, IL 62863

Keepes Funeral Home
1500 N. Cherry Mount Carmel 62863 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Tuesday

18

May

12:00 PM 5/18/2021 12:00:00 PM
Keepes Funeral Home

1500 N. Cherry
Mount Carmel, IL 62863

Keepes Funeral Home
1500 N. Cherry Mount Carmel 62863 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Bethel Cemetery Final Resting Place

Old Bethel Cemetery, Mt Carmel, IL 62863
Old Bethel Cemetery, Mt Carmel, IL 62863
Bellmont, IL 62811

Old Bethel Cemetery, Mt Carmel, IL 62863 Bellmont 62811 IL
United States
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