Lorena Jecks of Eaton Rapids,
Passed away October 25, 2021, at the age of 87. Lorena was born in Salyersville, KY, June 12, 1934, the daughter of Elliott and Gertrude (Whitaker) Risner. She and her husband, Edward, built a successful construction business in Eaton Rapids. Lorena enjoyed taking care of her family, cooking for holiday gatherings, attending church, spoiling her dog, Simba and watching the Detroit Pistons.
Lorena is survived by her children, Steven Jecks of Eaton Rapids, James Jecks of Eaton Rapids, Daniel Jecks of Brighton, Sandra (Edgar) Martinez of Ft. Wayne, Joseph (Laura) Jecks of Shelby Twp; 10 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; brother, E. Mark Risner; sisters, Jewelene Anderson and Mae Locke. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughters, Linda Strang and Carolyn Suckow; siblings, Irene Wittman, Alden Risner, Chalmer Risner, Elsie Love, Joyce Byron and Esther Risner.
Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Friday, October 29, 2021, at the Mills Funeral Home, Shelly-Odell Chapel with visitation taking place from 1:00-2:00 pm. Her final resting place will be in Rosehill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s choice of charity. To leave online condolences for the family, please visit our website, www.millsfuneral.com.