Central Point, Ore. - Jeanette (Jay) Trentzsch, 65, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, April 6, 2014 at her Central Point, Ore., home.
A Celebration of Life was held by the Slopes and Trails members on April 13, 2014. Jay’s loving smile and embracing personality will be deeply missed by her family and all who were fortunate to call her friend.
She was the wife of Michael Trentzsch, who preceded her in death in 1997.
Jay recently retired as an independent occupational therapist, specializing in hand therapy in Grants Pass, Oregon.
Jay was born Sept. 19, 1948 in Thief River Falls, to Randall and Verna Noper, who preceded her in death. Her college of choice was the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, N.D., where she obtained an occupational therapy degree in 1971. She and her family moved to Medford, Ore., in 1989, where she continued working in her profession.
Jay had many interests including, dancing, camping, playing cards, skiing and rafting and most importantly, vacationing whenever possible. She cherished her membership in the local Slopes and Trails club where she enjoyed participating in many activities with fellow members.
Jay is survived by her son, Jesse Trentzsch (Cyndy) and their two daughters, Genevieve and Miranda of Woodburn, Ore. Also surviving are her sister Karen (Paul) Trentzsch, Canon City, Colo., and their children, Ryan, Aaron and Kelsey; and by her brother-in-law and sisters-in-law and several nieces and a nephew.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Southern Oregon Humane Society, 2910 Table Rock Road, Medford, OR 97501, or the American Cancer Society, 31 West 6th Street, Medford, OR 97501. Arrangements by Memory Gardens Mortuary www.memorygardensmortuary.com.