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Jennie Mae “Jan” Rasmussen Wentz

Jun 29, 2022

Sweet and feisty Jennie Mae “Jan” Rasmussen Wentz, 88, of Orem, Utah died in the early morning hours of June 21, 2022 after putting up a prolonged fight against the ravages of age. Her daughter lay by her side when she passed, coaxing her home. Also, there to see her off were a son and other family members.

She was born in Salem, Utah on May 26, 1934 to Jessie Pearl Davis & Angus Walter Rasmussen. Angus died when she was a teenager and Jay Jesse Gray acted as her father throughout her adult life. She married Donald Ervin Wentz Jr in 1958 and was married almost 60 years before his passing. She was the proud mother to Tony Walter Wentz, Bradley Donald Wentz, James Franklin Wentz and Julie Ann Wentz Garfield.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 1, 2022, at the Orem Lakeridge LDS chapel on 80 W 900 S in Orem. There will be a viewing from 10-11:30am, with the funeral beginning at noon. Burial will be at the Orem City Cemetery with Jan next to her husband and grandson.

Funeral Directors: Utah Valley Mortuary. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.uvfuneral.com.