THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Harold D. Jenquine
Issue Date: November 15, 2017
Harold David Jenquine, 97, of Lena, passed away Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017.
Born Aug. 10, 1920 in the Town of Lena, to the late George and Odeal (Ausloos) Jenquine, he lived his whole life there. He served in the United States army during World War II in the Medical Corp. in the European Theater of Operations, receiving five battle stars. He also served in Normandy, Northern Europe, Rhineland, Ardennes and Central Europe.
He belonged to the American Legion in Lena and after service he and his brother Earl operated the family farm for six years until he began farming alone.
He married Esther Vandenbush on June 7, 1947 at St. Joseph Church in Green Bay and they continued to farm for most of their life.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Esther; a daughter, Donna (Allan) Arcand of Gillett; two sons, Gene (Debi) Jenquine of Abrams and Gary (Michele) Jenquine of Lena; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and a sister, Laverne (special friend, Marvin Gres) Skarda of Green Bay.
He was preceded in death by a son, Richard; a sister and four brothers.
Friends called at St. Anne Catholic Church in Lena on Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. until time of the Funeral Mass at 11 a.m., with Rev. Fr. Nonito Jesus Sirios Barra as Celebrant. Burial followed at St. Charles Cemetery with military honors rendered. Rhodes Charapata Funeral Home and Crematory of Lena assisted the family with arrangements.