John J. Jennison, Jr.

Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Thursday, February 2, 1939
Date of Death:
Monday, March 18, 2024
Age:
85 years old

Burial

Location: Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery Preston [ view map ]

Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Thursday, February 2, 1939
Date of Death:
Monday, March 18, 2024
Age:
85 years old
Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Thursday, February 2, 1939
Date of Death:
Monday, March 18, 2024
Age:
85 years old

John J. Jennison, Jr.

John “Jack” Jennison, 85, of Rochester, MN passed away at his cabin in Wabasha, MN March 18, 2024.

Jack was born to John & Maggie (Fallon) Jennison February 2, 1939 in Winona, MN. He attended high school at Rochester High School. Jack joined the Navy in 1956 and was later honorably discharged in 1962. Jack married Myrna Manthei on December 23, 1964.

Jack worked in the family owned gas station in Rochester from 1965 until about 1973. Following his time at the family business, Jack worked for the Rochester Park & Rec until his retirement in 2003. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, spending time with family, and traveling around the world with Myrna.

Jack is survived by his wife, Myrna; a son Bill Jennison; daughter Kathy (Troy) Dickinson; grandchildren Tyler, Amanda, and Lindsey Dickinson; great-grandson Westyn Dickinson; and a brother Joseph (Shirley) Jennison. He was preceded his parents and a brother James Jennison.

A private family celebration of life followed by burial at the Minnesota State Veteran’s Cemetery in Preston, MN will take place at a later date.

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The family of John J. Jennison, Jr. has received the following condolences.

I am so lucky I had the honor of knowing Jack, he was such a kind man who always had a tale to tell that could always make me smile.  I will miss the twinkle in his eyes as his smile would light them up.


Thinking of you all.


Kelli Cunningham

Myrna, my sympathy to you at the passing of your husband. May you experience strength and peace from God at this time.

Hi Billy,


I am sorry about the passing of your Dad. I always enjoyed talking with him over the years.


Thinking of you and your family,


Scott

Myrna so sorry to hear that your husband passed away. Our prayers are with you and your family. 

Myrna so sorry to hear that your husband passed away. Our prayers are with you and your family. 

I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your husband, Myrna.  May God bless you.

Billy,


 


I am sorry to hear about the loss of your father.  I know how much he meant to you.  Words cannot take the pain away but I am here for you.


 


love you brother!

Myrna, I am sorry to hear of your husband's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers. 


Don

Myrna and family...so sorry to hear about Jack. Please extend our family's sympathy to yours.

I am so lucky I had the honor of knowing Jack, he was such a kind man who always had a tale to tell that could always make me smile.  I will miss the twinkle in his eyes as his smile would light them up.


Thinking of you all.


Kelli Cunningham

I am so lucky I had the honor of knowing Jack, he was such a kind man who always had a tale to tell that could always make me smile.  I will miss the twinkle in his eyes as his smile would light them up.


Thinking of you all.


Kelli Cunningham

Dear Kathy Dickinson,


I am so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. I know you loved your daddy. Praying for God’s love and peace to surround you and your family. I’d love to connect with you! It’s been so long! My email is connected to this post. I’d love to hear from you. 
Sending hugs. You have so many good memories to help get you through this difficult time.


Love and hugs, 


Mary and Joe Huey

I was so sorry to hear about Jack's passing. Just remembering all the good times. My prayers are with all your family.