William Edward “Bill” Jenner

Bedford, Lawrence County, Indiana, USA
Death 21 Nov 2019 (aged 77)
Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana, USA
Burial Hanover, Jefferson County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 204917569 · View Source
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Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre
325 Demaree Drive
Madison, IN 47250

Mr. William Edward "Bill" Jenner, age 77, of downtown Madison, Indiana, entered this life on February 8, 1942, in Bedford, Indiana, the beloved son of the late U.S. Senator William Ezra Jenner and Janet Patterson Cuthill Jenner. During his father’s tenure in the United States Senate, the family divided their time between Indiana and Washington D.C., where the young Bill Jenner received his early education, but the Jenner family always called Indiana their home. He graduated at the Indiana University Law School in 1966, later serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Cale J. Holder, Judge of the United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana. In 1968, Mr. Bill Jenner established a long-time law practice in Madison, Indiana, arguing cases in both state and federal courts, as well as distinguishing service as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Attorney for the City of Madison, and Attorney for Madison Consolidated School Corporation. He was united in marriage to his beloved Anne in Madison, Indiana, sharing over forty wonderful years together. In addition to his devotion to his wife and sons, Mr. Bill Jenner volunteered his time to several community causes including the Western Fire Company No. 3, serving on the board of the Jefferson County Red Cross, the Cale J. Holder Memorial Scholarship Committee for the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, and was a member of the President’s Advisory Council for the Indiana Historical Society. He also was a member of the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion, the Madison Elks Lodge No. 524, the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, the Jefferson County Bar Association, and St. John’s United Church of Christ in downtown Madison. Mr. Bill Jenner authored a book about his father’s life in United States politics entitled "Senator William Ezra Jenner of Indiana, Remembered By His Son”; he thoroughly enjoyed his time researching and compiling this work. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing with his family and friends, cheering on the Washington Redskins, the Cincinnati Reds, and the Indiana University football team. Mr. Jenner died on Thursday, November 21, 2019, at 5:39 p.m. at King's Daughters' Health in Madison, Indiana.

Mr. Bill Jenner will be missed by his loving wife Anne of Madison, Indiana; his sons: Joe Jenner and his wife, Katie of Madison, Indiana, Scott Lynch and his wife, Kathy of Madison, Indiana, Andy Lynch and his wife, Amber of Bloomington, Indiana, and Patrick Lynch and his companion, Kristi Nichols of Madison, Indiana; his grandchildren, Max, Jensen, Mitchell, Annie Kate, Tatum, Kaiya, Lucy, Taylor, Jackson, Mary Grace, Jane, and Harper; his brothers in law, Bob Finnegan (Mary Jo), Bud Finnegan (Darlene), and Jim Finnegan (Brenda); his beloved dog, Buddy; several nephews, a niece, and other relatives. Bill was expecting the birth of his first great granddaughter in February 2020. His granddaughters Mary Grace and Jane Jenner were born on the same date of his birth on February 8, 2010. He was preceded in death by his father, Senator William Ezra Jenner died March 9, 1985, and his mother, Janet Patterson Cuthill Jenner died April 24, 2002.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, November 25, 2019, at 1:00 pm, by Pastor Mike Straub at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive Madison, Indiana. Interment will follow in the Hanover Cemetery,Logan Point Drive in Hanover, Indiana.

Friends may call Sunday from 2:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. and Monday from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive Madison, Indiana.

The Western Fire Company No. 3 will conduct a memorial service on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jenner Family Endowment through the Madison-Jefferson County Community Foundation, Madison Cubs Baseball, or Western Fire Company No. 3. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison & Hanover. Online condolences cam be made by visiting www.morgan-nay.com.

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 204917569
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Edward “Bill” Jenner (8 Feb 1942–21 Nov 2019), Find a Grave Memorial no. 204917569, citing Hanover Cemetery, Hanover, Jefferson County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Quietude (contributor 47201639) Burial Details Unknown.