Private graveside services for Madelyn Ronnie Jenks, 92, Lawrence will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence. She died November 10, 2011 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Madelyn was born on July 15, 1919 in Starbuck, MN the daughter of Carl and Esther Engebretson Ronnie.
She was a graduate of Minnesota School of Business and attended University of Minnesota- Morris. She was a homemaker.
She was a member of Plymouth Congregational Church and PEO Chapter GQ, ACBL (American Contract Bridge League), and the University Women’s Club.
She married George Jenks on December 4, 1943. He preceded her in death December 29, 1996.
Survivors include three daughters, Debora Jenks, Overland Park, KS, Kathleen Kryway, and husband, Terry, Las Cruces, NM, Diane Jenks, Orange, CA; one brother, Donald Ronnie, Bend , OR; and many nieces and nephews and long-time friends. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Gordon Ronnie and Claremont Ronnie.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Charity of Donor’s Choice and may be sent in care of the mortuary.