Monday, May 3, 2010

Jennifer Overman Wang

KENOSHA -- Jennifer Overman Wang, 59, formerly of Racine, passed away at Aurora Medical Center, Kenosha, on Monday May 3, 2010. Jennifer Ruth was born in Racine on February 24, 1951, the daughter of John Henry and Arlene Betty (nee: Hansen) Overman.

She was a Washington Park High School graduate “Class of 1969” and went on to further her education, graduating from UW-Parkside “Class of 1978.” Jennifer was employed as a nursing instructor at Evanston Hospital for several years. She found great enjoyment in knitting, playing guitar and most anything “crafty.”

Jennifer is survived by her son, Peter John Wang of Kenosha; one sister, Leah (Raymond) Britson of Whitewater; four brothers, James Overman of Delafield, John (Jan) Overman, Joel (Jackie) Overman of Racine and Mike Overman of Greenfield. She is further survived by nieces and nephews, Kelly, Brian, Kyle, Aaron, Brett, Natalie, Daniel and Becky, along with several great-nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.

Jennifer was preceded in death by her parents, John and Arlene.

Funeral services will be held at Sturino Funeral Home on Saturday, May 8, 2010, at 3 p.m. with Rev. James Barsch of Lutheran Church of the Resurrection officiating. There will be a visitation at Sturino Funeral Home on Saturday from 1 p.m. until service time at 3 p.m. Jennifer will be laid to rest at West Lawn Memorial Park next to her parents in a private ceremony. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Jennifer’s son, Peter would be greatly appreciated.

Jennifer’s family would like to extend a very special thank you to the entire staff at Heartland Health Care Center-Washington Manor, and Aurora Medical Center-Kenosha for the fine care given to Jennifer during her illness.

Sturino Funeral Home
3014 Northwestern Ave., Racine 262 632-4479

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