Jennifer (Darnell) POMERINKE

Passed away peacefully at the age of 62, from unknown stage-four cancer, on Sep-tember 9, 2013 in Santa Rosa, CA. Jenny was born on January 28, 1951 to Lindy and Gene Darnell in Santa Rosa, where she lived all of her life. She married Ron Pomerinke on September 19, 1970. Jenny worked for the schools in a special education setting, most recently RL Stevens. Jenny's favorite places were Disney-land and Starbucks. For years, Jenny volunteered for Special Olympics and Challenger base-ball and was an advocate for youth. She loved sports and was a die hard 49er fan. Jenny loved to see the good in all people and lived her life like a ray of sunshine. Jenny is survived by her husband Ron, brother Steve Darnell, daughters Heather and Tera, son Joey and her grand-daughters Alyssa, Jeni, Maddie, Kenzie and Lexi. Her service wil be held on October 4, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Ursuline High School. Additional details at She is so deeply missed.

Published Online in the Press Democrat from Sept. 27 to Sept. 30, 2013