Jennifer Ann Pieters / Rowe of Fox Lake Illinois passed away in Aurora Colorado on July the 31st of 2020 with her sister and her significant other by her side. She moved on peacefully from this physical experience at the young age of forty-one and went to be with Jesus.
Jennifer (Jenny, Jen) was born on April the 12th 1979 in Evanston,Illinois to Jeff and Teresa Frankel. Jennifer was adopted into the loving home of John and Linda Rowe where she was raised with siblings David John Rowe and Sharon Marie Rowe. Jennifers childhood was enriched with a large extended family including many aunts, uncles, grandmothers and cousins who were a very big part of her life. She moved to Colorado in the early 2000's to be closer to her sister Sharon and other family that already resided there. Jennifer was blessed with 3 beautiful children, Kyle Matthew Pieters, Hannah Linda Pieters and Rilee Elizabeth Rowe with whom she loved and adored with all of her heart.
Jennifer's biggest love was her children. In her younger years she enjoyed spending time with her family while enjoying family dinners, playing cards and laughing. In childhood Jennifer played softball, volleyball and participated in gymnastics. Jennifer enjoyed the holidays with her family and hanging out with her friends from Grant Community High School. Jennifer most recently resided with her love Chris Stanley where she enjoyed taking long walks, helping him deliver food and watching the Denver Broncos. Jennifer found much happiness in watching the games and rooting on her favorite players. Jennifer found a love for animals in her dog Ripley whom has missed Jenny since her passing. Jennifers love, compassion and silly sense of humor are things that those who loved her will always remember and cherish.
Jennifer is survived by her children; Kyle Pieters, Hannah Pieters and Rilee Rowe, sister; Sharon Gusmus / Rowe (nephews: Gavyn Gusmus, Elijah Gusmus and Triston Gusmus) brother; David Rowe with wife Jennifer Rowe (nephews: Kaden Rowe and Cooper Rowe, nieces: Liz Thompson, Lillie Baxtrom) biological parents; Jeff and Teresa Frankel, loving partner; Chris Stanley, Aunts, Uncles; Betty Lewis, Trudy Hellios, Tom Lewis and Bill and Judy Rowe, as well as many cousins, friends and extended family.
Jennifer is preceded in death by her father and mother, John and Linda Rowe, grandmothers Elenor Rowe and Marie Miller, Aunt Cindy Gjertsen, and half brother Travis Lindberg.
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