OKEECHOBEE - Mike Jenkins, 74, of Okeechobee, passed away Friday, April 29, 2011, at his residence. He was born May 28, 1936, in Mifflin, Wis. He was owner/operator of Jenkins Realty and was Executive for the Boys Scouts of America. He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Okeechobee and was an avid fisherman. He is preceded in death by his parents, sister, Sally and three brothers in-laws. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Pat Jenkins; sons, Bill (Shonna) Jenkins of Port Charlotte and Jon (Naomi) Jenkins of Green Bay, Wis.; daughter, Jeri Lyn Kirchner of Shawano, Wis.; seven grandchildren; sisters, Donna and Evelyn of Wisconsin and a host of nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 3:30 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church of Okeechobee, 200 NW 2nd St., Okeechobee. All arrangements are entrusted to the loving care of the Buxton Funeral Home and Crematory, 110 NE 5th St., Okeechobee, FL 34972.
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Published in NewsZapFL on May 3, 2011