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Jennifer Kay Maneth

May 4, 1958 ~ October 13, 2020 (age 62)


Jennifer Kay Maneth, age 62, loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, left her family to gain her eternal wings on Tuesday October 13th, 2020 at Diversicare of Council Grove.

Jennifer was born May 4, 1958 to William (Bill) & Kay (Dorfshaffer) Maneth. She was a long time resident of Great Bend, Kansas and graduated from Great Bend High School in 1976. Jennifer worked at Marmie Motor’s in Great Bend as a bookkeeper. In August of 1981, she had her only child, Samantha (Maneth) Asebedo. On and off over the year’s she took college classes at Barton County Community College. She enjoyed the art classes falling in love with oil painting and ceramics. In 1999 she moved to Denver, Colorado, working at several different places. She moved back to Kansas in 2007, to Council Grove, for the birth of her first grandchild. Of all of the things she loved most; it was her family and animals.

Jennifer was preceded in death by her father William F. Maneth, granddaughter Odella Asebedo, and both sets of grandparents. She is survived by her mother Kay E. (Dorshaffer) Maneth of Great Bend, daughter Samanatha J. (Matthew)Asebedo of Wilsey, grandchildren Isabella & Noah Asebedo of Wilsey, her 2 brothers John (Sandra) Maneth of Great Bend, and David (Angela) Maneth of Wichita.

Cremation has taken place, family visitation will be held Oct 24, 2020 from 10am - 12pm at Bryant Funeral Home in Great Bend. There will be a private family burial.

The family suggest memorials be made to the Council Grove Arts Council, as Jennifer loved watching her granddaughter and others preform at summer musicals.  They may be sent in care of Sawyer Funeral Home, Box 273, Council Grove, KS 66846.

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