Jennifer Jones Hansen\n\nOctober 3rd, 1978-August 2nd, 2021\n\nJennifer, “Jen”, or “Jeni” passed away peacefully August 2nd, 2021, at the age of 42 years old, surrounded by her loving family. Jen was the most spirited energetic kid, and always full of spunk and mischievousness. As a child, she did things like water our living room with the hose on full force or fill her dad’s gas tank with water, just to name a few.\n \nJen was a natural athlete. She had a talent for all sports. She loved basketball, soccer, and excelled at all of them. She more than made up for her 5’2” height and could land any 3-pointer easily. As a teenager, she had knee surgery that forever altered her future in sports and was a devastating blow to her.\n \nJennifer always had a capacity to love all. She was fiercely determined and intelligent. When she wanted something, she would take any means to get it. She loved her animals. So much so, that when her mom Karen sold her dog, Belle, Jen convinced her sister Ashley to drive to Ephraim (a year later) where Jen took Belle back. Jen also loved her dog, Dora; she was the light of her life.\n \nJen loved music and was passionate about the artists she loved. She would attend as many concerts as she could. She loved driving her car always putting considerable miles on her vehicles. There were a few times she would drive so out of the way, that she would get stuck and needed to be rescued.\n \nJen wrote beautiful poetry. Here is an excerpt from one she titled\n\nLIFE:\n“Have you ever in your life heard someone say That they love their life each and everyday? We all have challenges to overcome. We might not enjoy it but it has to be done. Don’t take for granted the things that you have. Live day by day for what you’ve got be glad. Be kind to everyone, no matter how they offend. The way you react will reflect who you are in the end. Mistakes are made by everyone soul. Reacting positively could be a wonderful goal. Live to love and love to live and that is the greatest gift you could give. Be kind to everyone no matter how they offend.”\n \nJennifer truly lived her life this way. She was a friend to all and will be missed dearly. She would open her arms to anyone in need. She had many struggles, but always put others before herself. Jen was proceeded in death by her beloved mother Karen, and brother Scott. She is survived by her parents, Jerry & Calleen Jones. Sisters; Ashley Jones, Lynnley Robertson (Steve Robertson), and Britt Jones. Along with; Brak Carman (Denise Carman), Wyatt Carman (Amber Carman), Nicole Reichman (James Reichman), Camy Little (Jimmy Little), Sterling Carman (Bailee Carman). As well as, too many nieces and nephews to list. Jen loved her two children, Kyler Robertson & Jennifer Qwyn who always remained close to her heart. Her sense of humor and kindness will live on in our hearts.\n \nThe family will host a small graveside service Sunday August 8th at 7pm, Eastlawn memorial. The family would like to express thanks for all the love and support they have received over the past few weeks.