Paul N. Jenn

Paul Nathaniel Jenn, 25, of West Branch, formerly of Britt, died Saturday (July 28, 2001) as a result of a motor-vehicle accident north of Ventura.

Paul, the son of John and Lucinda (Hagedorn) Jenn was born July 11, 1976, in Sac City, Iowa.  The Jenn family later moved to Britt, where Paul attended the Britt Grade School and graduated from West Hancock High School in 1995.  Paul attended Iowa Central Community College and then transferred to the University of Iowa.

Paul was united in marriage with Angela Abels on August 1, 1998 in Kanawha.  The couple lived in the Iowa City area, while Paul attended the University of Iowa.  He wrestled for the Hawkeyes from 1997-2000 and placed fourth at the Big 10 meet as a junior and sixth as a sophomore.

Paul graduated from the University of Iowa in May of 2000, and received his teaching certification in May of 2001.  He was to have taught physics at Mason City High School in the fall of 2001.

In 1984 Paul became a born-again Christian by accepting Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior.  He worked extensively with wrestling camps and spoke to youth groups sharing his Christian testimony.  Paul was a very caring young man who continued giving of himself as a tissue donor following his death.

Paul is survived by his wife Angela of West Branch, his parents John Jenn of Britt and Lucinda McClellan and her husband, Clifford of Temple, Texas; one brother, Stephen Jenn and his children, Jeff, Brady, and Cheree Jenn of Garner, two sisters: Laurel Thomas and her husband, Jon of Manassas, Virginia, and Kristin Jenn of Britt.



Date: Thursday, August 2, 2001
Time: 10:30 am
Where: West Hancock High School Gymnasium
420 9th Avenue South West, Britt, Iowa 50423
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