Jonica J. Kerkenbush

PORTAGE  -- Jonica J. Kerkenbush, age 22, of Portage, died on Monday, August 31, 2009, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Madison.

Jonica was born on December 28, 1986, the daughter of John Kerkenbush and Kathleen (Solterman) Kerkenbush.  She graduated from Portage High School in 2005, where she had been involved in singing, track, volleyball and basketball.  She attended Youth Group at Portage Assembly of God where she was involved in a Youth Group trip to Honduras, working with her uncle Timothy Solterman. 

Jonica is survived by her mother, Kathleen Meixner, Portage; her step-father, Bob Meixner, Poynette; her sister, Keri Kerkenbush, Sun Prairie, her nieces Kiera, and Jalise, and her nephew, Tradyn, aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends.  Jonica was preceded in death by her father, John Kerkenbush, on September 19, 1986.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 4, 2009 at CrossPoint Assembly of God, with Rev. Scott Schroeder and Rev. Randy Mantik officiating.  CrossPoint Assembly of God is located at 2727 County Rd. CX, Portage, WI 53901, near the Best Western Hotel.  Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Friday, from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family.

The Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage is assisting the family.



For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)