Phyllis May Jenrick

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Phyllis May Jenrick

Phyllis May Jenrick, 85, passed away at her home on December 10, 2021; 3 days shy of her 86th birthday. Phyllis was the third of 12 children born to Von Leon and Venna Mae (Boren) Fullmer on December 13, 1935 in Baggs, WY. She traveled around Wyoming, Colorado and Utah while growing up as her father found work through the Great Depression. 


Phyllis married the love of her life Nathan (Nate) Charles Jenrick on June 11, 1961. They had two children Kelly David and Natalie Rene. They moved around Montana and Wyoming as Nate worked as a ranch hand and Phyllis as a ranch cook until his death on October 22, 1975. Phyllis raised Kelly and Natalie on her own after her husband passed away. 


Phyllis had two children by a previous marriage Roger Dean and Dawnetta Evonne Loghry.  


Phyllis had a wanderlust spirit and moved around through Montana, Oregon, and Arizona while her children grew up. 


Phyllis moved back to the Shoshoni/Riverton, WY area in 1988 to be near family and spent a little over 8 years there prior to moving to Chadron, NE  in 1997 where she lived for 18 years to be close to her daughter and granddaughter. She moved with her daughter, granddaughter and grandson to Lincoln, NE in 2015 where she lived until her death. 


Phyllis is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her daughter Dawnetta, siblings Leon, Franklin Merlin, Darlene, Alvin Willard, Carolyne Rae, Marvin Rex, Nina Lee, Anita Marie, and Shirley and daughter-in-law Alberta Loghry. 


She is survived by her sons Roger Dean Loghry, Kelly (Rebecca) Jenrick and daughter Natalie Jenrick. Her granddaughters Liberty (Shane) Lanier and Peyton (Howard) Hardnett and grandson Nathan Eugene Jenrick, her dear brother Leland Theodore and sister Veda Raiter. She was a very proud great grandmother to Tori (Dustin) Swim, Adrian,, Zachary,  Samatha, Lola and Cora Lanier. Great Great Grandmother to Elenor “Ellie” Swim and another baby girl Swim expected in May 2022. Also numerous nephews and nieces.  


In Lew of flowers, a Memorial fund has been set up at Metcalf Funeral home. at 245 North 27th St Lincoln, NE 68503

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