Jenkins, Karlene G. (Nelson) (1938-2011)

Karlene Jenkins, 72, of rural Warren, MN, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday evening, January 6, 2011 at her home.

Karlene G. Nelson was born on November 14, 1938 in Argyle, MN, the daughter of Nels and Sylvia (Johnson) Nelson. She graduated from Warren High School in 1956. On May 15, 1958, Karlene married Ronald Jenkins. Karlene worked at Wages Motor Supply for many years until going to work at the ASCS office in Warren where she worked for seventeen years until retiring in 2003. After she retired, she became the church secretary at the Grace United Methodist Church in Warren.

Karlene was an active member of Grace United Methodist Church.

She enjoyed needle point, collecting ceramic figurines and working with flowers.

Left to mourn her passing are her husband, Ronald; brothers-in-law, Gary (Alice) Jenkins of Warren, MN, Larry (Linda) Jenkins of Grand Forks, ND, Randy (Jill) Jenkins of Warren, MN and Marlowe Anderson of Grand Forks, ND; sister-in-law, Bette (Rick) Solberg of Warren, MN; step brother-in-law, David (Lori) Weber of Warren, MN and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, VirJean Anderson and sisters-in-law, Connie Jenkins and Marcy Jenkins.

[Interred Greenwood cemetery]

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky

Author: W Saewyc

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