Obituary: Jennifer Lynn Stucky

Jennifer Lynn Stucky, 65, passed away at her residence on Monday, Dec. 19, after an extended battle with cancer.

Jennifer was born on July 9, 1951, to Ivan and Marie (Ehmke) Clark in Wichita.

Jennifer attended Peabody/Burns schools and was a graduate of beauty school in Wichita.

Jennifer was a senior stylist, skilled camper and active mother to more than 400 children during the years as a child care provider. She was quick witted, had a beautiful smile, tremendous sense of humor and a great love for her children and grandchildren. She was a devoted Christian.

In July 2014, Jen began her battle with cancer. She continued to work and embrace the life God gave her. Once it had spread to her brain, she relied on an assortment of friends and family to surround her with the love and care in her last months.

She is survived by her children Collin (Traci) Stucky, Chris ā€œCJā€ (Janelle) Stucky and Missy (Clint) Green; sisters Diane Nelson, Gloria Handle and Peggy Van Der Weg; brother Mack Clark; mother Marie Clark; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her father Ivan Lamar Clark.

A Celebration of Life will be at 11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 23, at Grace Community Church. A public visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, with the family present to greet friends and family. There will be no inurnment.

Memorials have been set up for the following organizations: Grace Community Christian Church, Interim Hospice and Mayo Clinic.

Petersen Funeral Home in Newton is in charge of arrangements.

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