|Birth: ||Jul. 23, 1950|
|Death: ||May 15, 2011|
May 18, 2011 - Rockford Register Star
JANET SUE (MCCLARD-JENSEN) MERKEL, 60 MACHESNEY PARK - Janet Sue (McClard-Jensen) Merkel, 60, of Machesney Park passed away peacefully Sunday, May 15, 2011, at home, with her family by her side, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Born July 23, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., the daughter of the late Elbert N. McClard, Wanda and Robert King. She married Michael M. Jensen Sr., (1967-1989), then married Raymond J. Merkel Jr., on Sept. 8, 1990. She worked for Physicians Immediate Care, Conseco and Pioneer Life. Survived by husband, Raymond J. Merkel Jr.; children, Michael (Shelly) Jensen Jr., Scott (Jennifer) Jensen, Brandi Jensen and Kimberly Merkel; grandchildren, Dustin, Michael III, Sierra, Noah, Stevie, Nicholas, Cheyanne and Kyla; parents, Wanda and Robert King; sisters, Edith (David) Jurgens, Rosealee (Emery) Backman, Patricia Downey, Cheryl (Dan) Lignell; and several nieces, nephews and greats. Predeceased by father, Elbert N. McClard; stepmother, Rose M. McClard; brother, Ralph B. McClard; and nephew, Ralph C. Morgan. Special thanks to Heartland Hospice and Dr. Edwards and staff at ACT Medical Group. Service at 10 a.m. Friday, May 20, in Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Road. Entombment in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at the funeral home.
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Record added: May 17, 2011
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