Thursday, Feb 02, 2023

Jannajoe Jenson McKee Obituary

Jannajoe Jenson McKee passed away at the age of 59, lovingly surrounded by family in her home on March 30, 2018. Janna was born February 24, 1959 in Ogden, Utah, to Joseph and Ann Eddy Jenson. She was the third of seven children and enjoyed spending time with her family in their Arbon Valley home. Janna attend Ricks College after graduating from Malad High School.

She met Clay McKee at the LDS institute in Pocatello and the two were wed for Time and All Eternity in the Idaho Falls Temple on September 21, 1978. Clay and Janna had six children during their nearly 40 years of loving marriage, whom she cherished with all her heart. While her children were always first in her heart she also loved music, serving others, and her Savior, Jesus Christ.

She was welcomed in death by her father, Joe Jenson; her in-laws, Bob and Leona Potter McKee; and her brother-in-law, Chris May. She is survived by her adoring husband, Clay; her sweet mother, Ann Eddy Jenson; her children, Laura (Steve) Hulin, Clayton McKee, Kathryn (David) McNabb, Phillip (Katie) McKee, Rachel (Zachary) Southwick, and Mary McKee; as well as siblings, Lorie (Dean) Blaisdell, David (Sheri) Jenson, Christine Sutherland, Joseph (Julie) Jenson, Victoria (Shawn) Furniss, Jennifer (Bryan) Horsley; and 12 grandchildren.

Her family would like to thank the compassionate staff at Heritage Hospice and supportive, loving family and friends.

Funeral services will be held Friday, April 6 at 11:00 am in the Bringhurst LDS Chapel, 147 Bringhurst St., Chubbuck, Idaho.  A viewing will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Thursday, April 5 at Colonial Funeral Home, 2005 S. 4th Ave. in Pocatello and on Friday, April 6 from 9:30 to 10:30 am at the Bringhurst LDS Chapel.  The burial will take place at the McKee Family Cemetery in Inkom, Idaho.