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Jennifer Jean Bennett slipped quietly from this life to be with Jesus early Friday morning, August 3, 2012, at the age of 34 due to complications of breast cancer.
Jen was born on May 16, 1978, in Westlake Village, California, to Lauri (Johnson) Foy and Robert Foy. She moved to Sequim in 1990 and graduated from Sequim High School in 1996.
Jennifer married Jacob Buckardt Bennett at The Cutting Garden in Sequim on July 29, 2000. She loved her husband, Jacob, her children, Quintan Johnson, Levi Foy and Audrianna Bennett, and appreciated the time she had with her family, at the same time that she had prayed for more time. She told her children "to keep on going on."
Jen worked as a waitress and bookkeeper for many years at the 3 Crabs Restaurant in Sequim. She loved to sing, dance, read, travel, shop, cook and play bingo, Yahtzee and Catan.
She was known to go out of her way to help other people. She was stylish, fun and funny. She had a talent for bringing diverse people together and making them feel like family.
Jennifer was preceded in death by her father, Robert Foy.
She is survived by her husband, Jacob Bennett; her children, Quintan Johnson, Levi Foy and Audrianna Bennett; her mother, Lauri DeBaun of Sequim; her stepfather, Russell DeBaun; her grandmother, Marilynn Johnson of Reseda, California; her brothers, James Foy and wife Emily, and Robert Foy and wife Maria; her sister, Anna Flores and husband Tino, and many other relatives and friends.
She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
A celebration of her life will be held at 3345 Woodcock Road in Sequim on Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 1 p.m. All who knew and admired her are invited to the Bennett residence.
Sequim Valley Funeral Chapel assisted in arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Planned Parenthood or to the Jennifer Bennett Memorial Fund at Sound Community Bank, 541 North Fifth Avenue, Sequim, WA. 98382.
Published in The Peninsula Daily News on Aug. 12, 2012