STOUGHTON - Jennie P. Lien, age 86, passed away peacefully on Sat April 13, 2019 at Skaalen Home in Stoughton surrounded by her family. She was born November 5, 1932 in the Town of Jefferson in Monroe County, to the late Lewis and Edith (Short) Hart. She married Gunnar Lien on September 4, 1951. Jennie worked for Skaalen Home for 37 years and volunteered with Meals on Wheels for many years. She also volunteered for many years with RSVP.
Jennie loved her flower gardens, reading and bowling.
Jennie is survived by her 5 children, Phyllis (David) Leikness, Ron (Nghia) Lien, Anna (David) Everett, Maryann (Dan) Warden, and Gail (Dan) Boley; 6 grandchildren, Nathan (Monica) Leikness, Kristin (Zach) Lefel, Ryan Leikness, Kyle Everett, Kelsey (Matt) Liggett, and Jesse Boley; 7 great grandchildren; her 2 sisters, Edna (David) Broker and Sharon Crider; sister-in-law Karen; sister-in-law Alvhild (Kenneth) Larson; and is further survived by nieces, nephews and other relatives and many dear friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Gunnar, infant daughter Kristine Lien, 2 brothers, Charles and James Hart, and her brother-in-law Harold Crider.
A funeral will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday April 18, 2019 at SKAALEN HOME CHAPEL, 400 N. Morris St. Stoughton with Rev. James Koza presiding. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until the service on Thursday at Skaalen. A luncheon will follow the service at Skaalen, followed by burial in Cooksville Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Special thank you to the staff of Garden Glen at Skaalen Home, and Agrace HospiceCare for their care.
Cress Funeral and Cremation Service
206 W Prospect St. Stoughton