Funeral services for Jacqueline Dawn Fender, 46, Lawrence will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 6, 2013 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. She left this life in exchange for a new one in heaven, Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at her home.
Jacquie was born April 16, 1967 in Lawrence, KS the daughter of Paul and Betty (Blevins) Estes.
She graduated from Lawrence High School; class of 1985.
She was an accounting clerk for Allen Press until 2003. At that time, she became a stay-at-home mom and helped the family business.
Jacquie was a member of PTO Woodlawn and held the office of Treasurer. She was actively involved in various school activities.
She was united in marriage to Sean Fender on April 23, 1988 in Lawrence, KS. To this union, a son, Nathan Clarke was added February 22, 2002. Sean and Nathan survive of the home.
Other survivors include her parents, Tonganoxie; one brother, Jeff Estes, Baldwin City; three sisters, Lori Mills, Baldwin City, KS, Tracey Mayer, Louisville, KY, Amy Estes, Tonganoxie; paternal grandmother, Mildred Pauline, Lawrence; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
The family will greet friends from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Thursday, September 5, 2013 at the Warren-McElwain.
Jacquie was known for her servants heart and loving kindness. She leaves a legacy of graciousness and quiet strength.
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